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Species Melanophora roralis

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Classification
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)
Identification
Female with white wing tip, male with evenly infuscated wings.
Range
Eastern U.S. and Canada
Remarks
Introduced from Europe
Internet References
Psyche. Notes on Melanophora roralis