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Genus Dryomyza

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Dryomyzidae
Genus Dryomyza
Explanation of Names
Dryomyza Fallén 1820
Species formerly in this genus are sometimes divided among Dryomyza, Dryope, and Pseudoneuroctena.
Three species of Dryomyza sensu lato are found in eastern USA:
Dryomyza anilis, the common species with strongest wing markings
Dryope decrepita, often with clear wings
Dryomyza simplex, the only eastern species without prescutellar acrostichal bristles