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Genus Ptecticus

Fly - - Ptecticus trivittatus - male - female Literary fly - Ptecticus trivittatus mystery fly2 - Ptecticus trivittatus Diptera? - Ptecticus trivittatus - female Soldier Fly - Ptecticus trivittatus Pale Greenish non-metallic Fly - Ptecticus sackenii Green Fly - Ptecticus trivittatus Ptecticus trivittatus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Sarginae
Genus Ptecticus
Explanation of Names
Ptecticus Loew 1855
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1), ~140 spp. total(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.