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Genus Ptecticus

Fly - Ptecticus trivittatus Clusiid? - Ptecticus trivittatus Merosargus? - Ptecticus trivittatus Sarginae - Ptecticus furcatus - female Fly on Compost Bin - Ptecticus trivittatus Empididae ? - Ptecticus trivittatus Soldier Fly - Ptecticus trivittatus fly  - Ptecticus trivittatus
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)
Print References
McFadden, M. W. 1971. Two new species of Ptecticus with a key to species occurring in America north of Mexico. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 47: 94-100.
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.