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Tribe Dithrycini

Fruit fly  - Eurosta solidaginis - female Strange goldenrod gall - Eurosta solidaginis tephritid gall - Eurosta solidaginis Aciurina trixa, I believe - Aciurina trixa Eurosta solidaginis Female, Aciurina mexicana? - Aciurina mexicana - female Insecta - Aciurina bigeloviae Unknown Tephritidae - Aciurina
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
Tribe Dithrycini
~30 spp. in 4 genera in our area, >100 spp. in 13 genera worldwide(1)
Nearctic genera:
Aciurina- 15 sp. in our area
Eurosta- 7 sp. in our area
Peronyma- 1 sp. in our area (monotypic genus)
Valentibulla- 6 sp. in our area