Minettia obscura group (Frendelia)    Synonyms: Complex Minettia obscura, Minettia obscura complex.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Lauxaniidae   >   Genus Minettia   

Status:

Species in this group can only be determined by dissecting the genitalia (Steve Gaimari/BugGuide).

Description:

"The species group has dark bodies and dark halteres" (BugGuide).

There are 7 records in the project database.

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Minettia obscura group in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/30/2021). (c) Jim Moore (Maryland), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by . (MBP list)

A Minettia obscura group species in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/11/2016). Verified by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Minettia obscura group in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/30/2021). (c) Jim Moore (Maryland), some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by . (MBP list)

A female Minettia obscura group species in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A Minettia obscura group species in Kent Co., Maryland (6/7/2014). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Minettia obscura-group in Washington Co., Maryland (6/5/2018). Determined by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Minettia obscura-group in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/19/2019). Determined by John Ascher and John Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A Minettia obscura group species in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/31/2007). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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