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Species Melanophora roralis

Melanophora roralis - female Left behind - Melanophora roralis - female Island fly - Melanophora roralis Melanophora roralis - male Black Fly - Melanophora roralis Woodlouse Fly - Melanophora roralis Unidentified Fly - Melanophora roralis - male fly - Melanophora roralis - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Rhinophoridae (Woodlouse Flies)
Genus Melanophora
Species roralis (Melanophora roralis)
Female with white wing tip, male with evenly infuscated wings.
Eastern U.S. and Canada
Introduced from Europe
Internet References
Psyche. Notes on Melanophora roralis