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Species Hoplitimyia mutabilis

Fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis Hoplitimyia mutabilis (Fabricius) - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female Soliderfly, Stratiomys longicornis ? - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - male Soldier fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis Stratiomys ?? - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female fly - Hoplitimyia mutabilis - female Hoplitimyia mutabilis? - Hoplitimyia mutabilis Hoplitimyia mutabilis? - Hoplitimyia mutabilis
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 Stratiomyinae
Tribe Stratiomyini
Genus Hoplitimyia
Species mutabilis (Hoplitimyia mutabilis)
Explanation of Names
Hoplitimyia mutabilis (Fabricius 1787)
se US, AZ (AZ, TX-FL) to S. America - Map (Norm Woodley, comment, 2007),(Souza-Silva et al. 2001)(1)
Apr-Nov in TX (BG data)
Life Cycle
in Brazil, common primarily on Asteraceae and also Boraginaceae (Souza-Silva et al. 2001)
Print References
Souza-Silva M., Fontenelle J.C.R., Martins R.P. (2001) Seasonal abundance and species composition of flower-visiting flies. Neotropical Entomology. 30(3): 351-359. (Full text)