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Species Myopa vesiculosa

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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 Myopinae
Genus Myopa
Species vesiculosa (Myopa vesiculosa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myopa vesiculosa Say, 1823
Myopa apicalis Walker, 1849
Myopa conjuncta Thomson, 1868
Glossigona maculifrons Bigot, 1887 (Original description)
Myopa utahensis Stains & Knowlton, 1939
Range
Widespread across North America (BC-QC south to CA-FL) (1)
Remarks
Williston's 1885 description of M. vesiculosa can be read here.
Print References
Banks, N. (1916). Synopses of Zodion and Myopa with notes on other Conopidae. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 9: 191-200. (Read online here)
Say, T. (1823). Descriptions of dipterous insects of the United States. J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 3: 9-32
Stains, G. S. & Knowlton, G. F. (1939). A new Myopa from Utah (Diptera). Proc. Utah Acad. Sci. 16: 51
Williston, S. W. (1885). North American Conopidae (Conclusion). Trans. Conn. Acad. Sci., 6:278
Works Cited
1.A Catalog of the Diptera of America North of Mexico
Alan Stone, et al. 1965. United States Department of Agriculture.