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Tribe Prosopochrysini

fly or wasp - Myxosargus nigricormis fly - Myxosargus nigricormis Little dam fly - Myxosargus knowltoni - male Unknown Fly - Myxosargus knowltoni The fly  - Myxosargus Soldier Fly(?) ID [=Myxosargus? nigricormis??] Request - Myxosargus Myxosargus nigricornis? - Myxosargus 3016203 Myxosargus nigricornis? - Myxosargus
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 Prosopochrysini
Explanation of Names
Prosopochrysini Enderlein 1914
6 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~50 spp. in 9 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.