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Genus Senopterina

Senopterina Senopterina Metallic fly - Senopterina Is this a Signal Fly? - Senopterina caerulescens Fly identification request - Senopterina varia black fly at moth lights - Senopterina Senopterina? - Senopterina What type of fly? - Senopterina varia
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Platystomatidae (Signal Flies)
Genus Senopterina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stenopterina Macquart 1835
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1)
Print References
Shewell G.E. (1962) A new Canadian species of Stenopterina Macq. with notes on the species allied to brevipes (Fab.) (Diptera: Otitidae). The Canadian Entomologist 94: 194-200