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Species Chaetopsis fulvifrons

Picture-winged Fly, Ulidiidae sp. - Chaetopsis fulvifrons Picture-winged Fly - Chaetopsis fulvifrons fly - Chaetopsis fulvifrons Picture-winged Fly - Chaetopsis fulvifrons Chaetopsis fulvifrons Fly - Chaetopsis fulvifrons Picture winged fly? - Chaetopsis fulvifrons C fulvifrons? - Chaetopsis fulvifrons
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Ulidiinae
Tribe Lipsanini
Genus Chaetopsis
Species fulvifrons (Chaetopsis fulvifrons)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Steyskal considered Chaetopsis fulvifrons a color variant of C. massyla. This synonymy was never published.
A pest of corn
Print References
Goyal et al. 2010, "New report of Chaetopsis massyla (Diptera: Ulidiidae) as a primary pest of corn in Florida," Florida Entomologist 93(2)
Goyal et al. 2011, "Distribution of picture-winged flies (Diptera: Ulidiidae) infesting corn in Florida", Florida Entomologist 94(1)
The name massyla in literature about Florida Chaetopsis refers to this species. BugGuide is (for now) considering the two to be separate species, following traditional classification.