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Species Leucophenga varia

Vinegar Fly - Leucophenga varia Vinegar Fly - Leucophenga varia Yellow fly with red eyes and black spots - Leucophenga varia Fly - Leucophenga varia tiny orange fly - Leucophenga varia Tiny fly - Leucophenga varia Tiny Unknown Fly - Leucophenga varia Leucophenga varia from Fort Worth - Leucophenga varia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Drosophilidae (Vinegar Flies)
Subfamily Steganinae
Genus Leucophenga
Species varia (Leucophenga varia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Leucophenga varia (Walker, 1849)
Eastern (generally southeastern: MA to NE & TX, south to Mexico) (1)
One of the two common, widespread species of this genus in our area, the other being Leucophenga maculosa. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Drosophilidae of the Nearctic region, exclusive of the genus Drosophila
Wheeler, M. R. 1952. Univ. Tex. Publs 5204: 162-218.