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Tribe Myopitini

Tiny, busy fly on (shasta?) daisy - Goedenia formosa Urophora cardui puparium - Urophora cardui Fruit fly - Urophora canada thistle stem galls  - Urophora cardui Fruit Fly - Urophora quadrifasciata Tephritidae: Urophora cardui - Urophora cardui - male Fly - Urophora cardui tiny in a swarming group - Urophora quadrifasciata - 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
Tribe Myopitini
Numbers
18 spp. in 4 genera in our area, >130 spp. in 11 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in the Palaearctic(1)