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

Subfamily Tephritinae

Fruit Fly - Procecidochares atra - female Fruit Fly - Icterica seriata Fly on yellow starthistle, Santa Clara County, California - Urophora fly, bright oj eyes - Euarestoides acutangulus Picture window fly? - Paracantha culta Tephritid found on Ambrosia ?ambrosioides - Euaresta stigmatica Tephritidae,  - Procecidochares atra Mating flies - Campiglossa - male - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Tephritinae
Numbers
>260 spp. in 45 genera of 8 tribes in our area, ~1900 spp. in >200 genera of 11 tribes worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide(1)