Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Tribe Stratiomyini

Soldier Fly - Odontomyia interrupta - male Fly on Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba) - Hoplitimyia constans - male Chloripidae? - Hedriodiscus vertebratus larva ~40mm - Stratiomys Odontomyia virgo group? - Hedriodiscus vertebratus - male Stratiomys soldier fly? - Stratiomys possible Stratiomys norma - Stratiomys norma - female Odontomyia? - Odontomyia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Stratiomyinae
Tribe Stratiomyini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
All the large genera like Odontomyia, Hedriodiscus, Psellidotus and even Stratiomys need a good modern revision in NA. (Comment by Martin Hauser)
~470 spp. in 26 genera total(1)
Works Cited
1.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.