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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Myopinae

Diptera 6-05-10 01a - Zodion Myopine fly visiting fleabane - Zodion An Odd Looking Fly - Thecophora Conopidae Fly 438A 8151 & 8156 & 8157 & 8158 - Zodion thick-headed fly Thick-headed Fly Zodion - male - female
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
Numbers
~40 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1)
Food
Hosts include bees and other Aculeata