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Species Macrocera formosa

Macrocera - Macrocera formosa - female Macrocera - Macrocera formosa - female Macrocera - Macrocera formosa - female Macrocera - Macrocera formosa - female Predatory Fungus Gnat - Macrocera formosa Keroplatid - Macrocera formosa Keroplatid - Macrocera formosa - female Predatory Fungus Gnat - Macrocera formosa - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Superfamily Sciaroidea (Fungus Gnats and Gall Midges)
Family Keroplatidae (Predatory Fungus Gnats)
Genus Macrocera
Species formosa (Macrocera formosa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macrocera formosa Loew, 1866
Identification
Wings have two apical bands, connected along veins, as well as a median band and basal spot. Abdominal segments blackish apically.
Range
Maine to New Jersey, also South Carolina and Oregon. Type locality New York. (1)
Works Cited
1.A Catalog of the Diptera of America North of Mexico
Alan Stone, et al. 1965. United States Department of Agriculture.