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Species Physoconops floridanus - Florida Physoconops

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Conopidae (Thick-headed Flies)
Subfamily Conopinae
Genus Physoconops
No Taxon (Subgenus Pachyconops)
Species floridanus (Florida Physoconops)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Physoconops floridanus Camras 1955
Range
Range given as Florida and Georgia in (1) and Florida and New Jersey(!) in (2).
Remarks
Original description in Camras (1955) can be read online here. Key to species appears on pg. 184 of that paper. A more recent key, including P. weemsi appears on pg. 3 of (2).
Print References
Camras, Sidney (1955). "A Review of the New World Flies of the Genus Conops and Allies (Diptera: Conopidae)", Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus., Vol. 105, pp. 155-187 (Full Text)
Works Cited
1.A Catalog of the Diptera of America North of Mexico
Alan Stone, et al. 1965. United States Department of Agriculture.
2.A new conopid fly from Florida and Georgia (Diptera: Conopidae)
Sidney Camras. 2007. Insecta Mundi 0007: 1-4.