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Genus Microchrysa

Soldier Fly - Microchrysa polita - female Soldier Fly - Microchrysa polita - female Tiny Iridescent fly - Microchrysa polita Very Green Fly - Microchrysa polita - female Microchrysa polita? - Microchrysa polita - male Soldier Fly - Microchrysa? - Microchrysa flaviventris Microchrysa  - Microchrysa polita Microchrysa flaviventris? - Microchrysa - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Sarginae
Genus Microchrysa
Explanation of Names
Microchrysa Loew 1855
Numbers
3 spp. (incl. one adventive) in our area, >40 total(1)
Remarks
M. flaviventris introduced fairly recently
Works Cited
1.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.