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Genus Psila

Rust Fly - Psila perpolita Rust Fly - Psila Rust fly - Psila angustata small fly with orange body - Psila Psila collaris? - Psila Cool orange acalyptrate fly? - Psila Psila collaris Psila
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Psilidae (Rust Flies)
Genus Psila
Explanation of Names
Psila Meigen 1803
Numbers
15 spp. in 3 subgenera in our area(1)
Remarks
P. rosae (Carrot Rust Fly) is a pest of carrots
Print References
Buck M., Marshall S.A. (2006) The identity of Pseudopsila, description of a new subgenus of Psila, and redefinition of Psila sensu lato (Diptera: Psilidae). European Journal of Entomology 103: 183-192