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Genus Belvosia

Fly on Leaf near a Creek - Belvosia Which fly, please? - Belvosia unifasciata What is this!? - Belvosia borealis Fly - Belvosia Some type of pollen fly? - Belvosia bee-like tachinid fly? - Belvosia borealis Belvosia borealis Belvosia   Genus - Belvosia borealis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Tachinidae (Parasitic Flies)
Subfamily Exoristinae
Tribe Goniini
Genus Belvosia
Explanation of Names
Belvosia Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
15 spp. in our area(1)
New World(2)
Print References
Aldrich, J. M. (1929). A revision of the American parasitic flies belonging to the genus Belvosia. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 73, No. 8: 1-45. (Biodiversity Heritage Library)
Reinhard, H. J. (1951). New American muscoid Diptera. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, Vol. 46, No. 1: 1-9. (Biodiversity Heritage Library)
Internet References