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Genus Microchrysa

Microchrysa polita - male Tiny Metallic Green Fly - Microchrysa flavicornis - female Tiny fly - Microchrysa - female Microchrysa polita - male Stratiomyidae, frontal - Microchrysa polita - male Green fly - Microchrysa polita Soldier Fly - Microchrysa polita Microchrysa flaviventris? - Microchrysa flaviventris - 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.