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Genus Ptecticus

Orange and green fly - Ptecticus trivittatus Ptecticus trivittatus?, if so data point - Ptecticus trivittatus Soldier Fly - Ptecticus trivittatus - male Vinegar Fly? - Ptecticus trivittatus Soldier Flies mating - Ptecticus trivittatus - male - female Golden Flies mating - Ptecticus trivittatus - male - female Orange fly - Ptecticus sackenii Stratiomyidae - Soldier flies Ptecticus trivittatus - Ptecticus trivittatus - male - 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.