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Species Tritoxa flexa - Black Onion Fly

Black Onion Fly - Tritoxa flexa black picture wing - Tritoxa flexa Wasp? Fly? - Tritoxa flexa Black Onion Fly - Tritoxa flexa Fruit fly - Tritoxa flexa Fruit fly - Tritoxa flexa Black Onion Fly - Tritoxa flexa? - Tritoxa flexa Black Onion Fly (Tritoxa flexa)? - Tritoxa flexa - male - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Otitinae
Tribe Cephaliini
Genus Tritoxa
Species flexa (Black Onion Fly)
Explanation of Names
Tritoxa flexa (Wiedemann 1830)
Range
se.SK‒so.MB to MS. In e.Canada, only known from Manitoulin and Pelee Is. in ON. Records from MA, NC, SC, AL are based on images BG & iNaturalist(1)
Habitat
associated with cultivated garlic
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Nearctic genus Tritoxa Loew (Diptera: Ulidiidae)
Bradley J. Sinclair, Alyssa M. Macleod, Terry A. Wheeler. 2021. Zootaxa.