No Common Name Chlorops certimus Adams, 1904  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Chloropidae   >   Genus Chlorops   

Status:

Widespread in North America, possibly absent from the West Coast. (BugGuide)

Description:

Univoltine. Adults fly June to September (in Ohio; Rogers et al. 1991). Larvae overwinter in stems of sedges. (BugGuide)

Where to find:

Usually found in wetlands, but larvae have been reported feeding on the common upland sedge Carex pensylvanica. (BugGuide)

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A Chlorops certimus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/18/2019). Determined by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)


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