Tritoxa incurva

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Tritoxa incurva
Tritoxa incurva.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Ulidiidae
Subfamily: Otitinae
Genus: Tritoxa
Species: T. incurva
Binomial name
Tritoxa incurva
Loew, 1873
Tritoxa incurva in Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area, Aden, Virginia.

Tritoxa incurva is a species of picture-winged fly in the genus Tritoxa of the family Ulidiidae.[1]

The flies are about 6-8 mm long. They have bold wing pattern and rusty-brown coloration, at least in the east. They live in eastern United States, and can be found in grassy meadows from May till October.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  1. Insects: Their Natural History And Diversity: With a Photographic Guide to Insects of Eastern North America; Stephen A. Marshall. 2006. Firefly Books Ltd.; See color photograph-496.6
  2. Insects of North Carolina; C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture. p. 381

References[edit]

  1. ^ incurva
  2. ^ "Species Tritoxa incurva - BugGuide.Net". bugguide.net. Retrieved 17 December 2016.