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Acroceridae (Small-headed Flies) of Virginia

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  • Animalia > Acroceridae

    Acrocera bimaculata

    There are no Virginia specimens at the NMNH, and none listed in Sabrosky (1948). But this species certainly occurs in Virginia. There are three specimens at the NMNH taken on Plummer's Island MD.

    References:
    Sabrosky, C. W. 1948. A further contribution to the classification of the North American spider parasites of the family Acroceratidae. Amer. Midland Naturalist 39(2):
  • Animalia > Acroceridae

    Acrocera fasciata

    There is a specimen at the NMNH from Warren County from 9 July 1937.

  • 06470_88_88 Animalia > Acroceridae

    Ogcodes borealis

    The map in Schlinger p. 282 (1960) shows the range in Virginia to be in the western mountains. But a photo of this species from Norfolk is on BugGuide (403032).

    References:
    Schlinger, E. I. 1960. A revision of the genus Ogcodes Latreille with particular reference to species of the western hemisphere. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 111: 227-311.
  • 25577_88_88 Animalia > Acroceridae

    Ogcodes dispar

    The range in Schlinger p. 294 (1960) includes all of Virginia, but there are very few records.

    References:
    Schlinger, E. I. 1960. A revision of the genus Ogcodes Latreille with particular reference to species of the western hemisphere. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 111: 227-311.
  • 56069_88_88 Animalia > Acroceridae

    Ogcodes eugonatus

    References:
    Schlinger, E. I. 1960. A revision of the genus Ogcodes Latreille with particular reference to species of the western hemisphere. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 111: 227-311.
  • 95641_88_88 Animalia > Acroceridae

    Ogcodes pallidipennis

    Judging by the numerous specimens at the NMNH, this may be a fairly common species. Dates mostly from May and June.

  • 60726_88_88 Animalia > Acroceridae

    Turbopsebius sulphuripes

    Numerous museum specimens. May be fairly common and widespread.