Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Limosininae

Seaweed Fly - Thoracochaeta brachystoma Fly - Leptocera Fly Sphaerocerid Fly found on beebalm - Leptocera Bifronsina bifrons? fly on mushroom - Coproica fly
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sphaeroceroidea
Family Sphaeroceridae (Lesser Dung Flies)
Subfamily Limosininae
Identification
Distinguished from other North American Sphaeroceridae by the incomplete veins M and CuA1 ending far from the wing margin.