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

Subfamily Trypetinae

Pretty fly - Strauzia intermedia - male Yellow Fly - Strauzia - male Papaya Fruit Fy - Toxotrypana curvicauda - male Strauzia perfecta? - Strauzia intermedia fruit fly - Rhagoletis pomonella Rhagoletis suavis Chetostoma californicum? - Chetostoma californicum What Species is this? (Binomial name please) - Rhagoletis pomonella - male
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 Trypetinae
Numbers
ca. 100 spp. in 16 genera of 4 tribes in our area, >1000 spp. in ~120 genera of 7 tribes worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, much more diverse in the tropics(1)