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Genus Trypeta

leafminer - Trypeta flaveola Tephritidae, dorsal - Trypeta flaveola Tephritidae, frontal - Trypeta flaveola Trypeta flaveola? - Trypeta flaveola Anthomyiid? miner of Senecio triangularis - Trypeta flaveola Anthomyiid? miner of Senecio triangularis - Trypeta flaveola Yellow Riverside Fly - Trypeta flaveola S Winged Fruit Fly - Trypeta flaveola
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Trypetinae
Tribe Trypetini
Subtribe Trypetina
Genus Trypeta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
New World spp. revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Trypeta Meigen 1803
Numbers
5 spp. in our area, ~60 spp. worldwide(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(1)
Range
holarctic, Neotropical (south to Costa Rica), & Oriental, ~half of the spp. in the Palaearctic; in our area, T. flaveola is widespread, the rest are confined to w./sw. US(1)
Food
on Asteraceae
Works Cited
1.A systematic revision of the New World species of Trypeta Meigen (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Han H., Norrbom A.L. 2005. Systematic Entomology. 30: 208-247 .