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Genus Psellidotus

Stratiomyid - Psellidotus what species´╝č - Psellidotus Psellidotus defecta - Psellidotus defectus - female Tiphid Wasp? - Psellidotus novella Diptera - Psellidotus Stratiomyidae - Psellidotus novella Soldier - Psellidotus Soldier Fly - Psellidotus
Classification
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
Genus Psellidotus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Labostigmina Enderlein 1930
Explanation of Names
Psellidotus Rondani 1864
Numbers
18 spp. in our area(1), ~50 total(2)
Identification
Key in (3) (as Labostigmina)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.
3.A review of the Nearctic Stratiomyini (Diptera, Stratiomyidae)
M.T. James and G.C. Steyskal. 1952. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 45: 385-412.