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Genus Eutrichota

Fly IMG_8002 - Eutrichota - female fly - Eutrichota finitima - female at mouth of gopher tortoise burrow; probably Eutrichota gopheri - Eutrichota - male anthomyiid - Eutrichota - female Eutrichota geomyis - male fly - Eutrichota fuscipes - female eu - Eutrichota Root-Maggot Fly - Eutrichota lipsia - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Anthomyiidae (Root-Maggot Flies)
No Taxon (Pegomya group)
Genus Eutrichota
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Some groups formerly treated as Eremomyia and Eremomyioides, e.g. in Manual of Nearctic Diptera. (1)
Habitat
Usually in rodent burrows.
See Also
Related to Pegomya, which often has crossed interfrontal bristles and lacks bristles above the vibrissae (both genera have bristles below).
Works Cited
1.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1987. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.