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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Mydas tibialis - Mydas Fly

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Mydidae (Mydas Flies)
Subfamily Mydinae
Genus Mydas
Species tibialis (Mydas Fly)
Explanation of Names
Mydas tibialis Wiedemann 1831
Black body, smoky wings, brown legs.
Includes eastern North America?
Internet References
Reported as visiting flowers of Rattlesnake Master in Illinois.