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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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Family Camillidae

Camillidae - Camilla atrimana Ephydridae ? - Camilla diptera7 Orange-brown tephritoid-like fly with unmarked wings, blackish abdomen, and brown & white legs - Afrocamilla bispinosa Diptera - Camilla Diptera - Camilla Diptera - Afrocamilla bispinosa Diptera - Afrocamilla bispinosa
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Camillidae
Explanation of Names
Camillidae Frey 1921
Five species in two genera in North America, 42 species in 5 genera total(1)
1.5-3.5 mm
Print References
Beuk P.L.T., de Jong H. (1994) The Dutch species of the Camillidae (Diptera). Ent. Berichten 54: 1-6. (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Order Diptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Pape T., Blagoderov V., Mostovski M.B. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 222–229.