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Genus Hoplitimyia

Fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female Hoplitimyia mutabilis (Fabricius) - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female Hoplitimyia? - Hoplitimyia constans - female Solider Fly? - Hoplitimyia constans - female Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female Hoplitimyia mutabilis? - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - male Soldier Fly - Hoplitimyia constans
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 Hoplitimyia
Explanation of Names
Hoplitimyia James 1934
Numbers
3 spp. north of Mexico(1), 10 total(2)
Identification
Key in(3)
Habitat
Larvae aquatic (Norm Woodley's comment)
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.