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Subfamily Hydrelliinae

Ephydridae? - Notiphila fly - Dichaeta Fly - Dichaeta - female Fly - Notiphila pulchrifrons Unknown Fly - Paralimna punctipennis Fly - Paralimna punctipennis Dichaeta? - Dichaeta small olive-colored fly - Hydrellia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Ephydridae (Shore Flies)
Subfamily Hydrelliinae
Fronto-orbital bristles proclinate and/or reclinate (vs. lateroclinate in Ephydrinae), presutral dorsocentral bristles present (vs. absent in Gymnomyzinae and Discomyzinae), anterior and posterior notopleural bristles near same level (vs. posterior much above anterior in Ilytheinae).
Print References
Cresson, E. T., Jr. 1946. Synopses of North American Ephydridae (Diptera). III. The tribe Notiphilini of the sub family Notiphilinae. Trans. Am. ent. Soc. i2:227-240. (online via Cornell)