Rhagio scolopaceus

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Rhagio scolopaceus
Schnepfenfliege Rhagio scolopaceus2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Rhagionidae
Genus: Rhagio
Species: R. scolopaceus
Binomial name
Rhagio scolopaceus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Musca scolopacea Linnaeus, 1758
  • Rhagio monotropus (Harris, 1780)
  • Rhagio solitarius (Harris, 1780)
  • Sylvicola monotropus Harris, 1780
  • Sylvicola solitarius Harris, 1780

Rhagio scolopaceus is a species of flies from the family Rhagionidae. It is also known as the downlooker snipefly.[1] It is the type species of the genus Rhagio.

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Female R. scolopaceus feeding on Impatiens
  1. ^ Stubbs, Alan E.; Drake, Martin (2001). British Soldierflies and their allies: A Field Guide to the Larger British Brachycera. London: British Entomological and Natural History Society. pp. 1–528. ISBN 1-899935-04-5. 

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