Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Camillidae

Camillidae - Camilla atrimana Camillidae - Camilla atrimana diptera7 diptera7 Orange-brown tephritoid-like fly with unmarked wings, blackish abdomen, and brown & white legs - Afrocamilla bispinosa Diptera - Camilla Diptera - Camilla Diptera - Camilla
Classification
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
Numbers
Five species in two genera in North America, 42 species in 5 genera total(1)
Size
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.