willow catkin flies

(Egle spp.)

               
     

willow catkin fly (Egle sp.)

 

   
   
   
   
   
Size

Total Length: about the size of a house fly

         
          Photo by Alfredo Colon
 
Identification

 

 
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Larval Food

 

 
Adult Food

 

 
Life Cycle

 

 
Behavior

 

 
Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 24, 29, 30.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Diptera (gnats, mosquitoes, true flies)

 

Suborder:

Brachycera (circular-seamed flies, mouches muscoïdes, muscoid flies, short-horned flies)

 

Infraorder:

Muscomorpha

  No Rank:

Eremoneura

  No Rank:

Cyclorrhapha

 

Section:

Schizophora (muscoid flies)

 

Subsection:

Calyptratae (calyptrates)

 

Superfamily:

Muscoidea

 

Family:

Anthomyiidae (root-maggot flies)

 

Subfamily:

Anthomyiinae

 

Tribe:

Chirosiini

 
Subordinate Taxa

willow catkin fly (Egle atomaria)

willow catkin fly (Egle bicaudata) ?

willow catkin fly (Egle longipalpis)

willow catkin fly (Egle salicola) ?

 
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Common
Names

willow catkin flies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Alfredo Colon
June 2018

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

willow catkin fly (Egle sp.)


     
     
 
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Created: 12/31/2018

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