No Common Name Microchrysa flaviventris (Wiedemann, 1824)Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Stratiomyidae   >   Genus Microchrysa   

Status:

Accidentally introduced from Asia. First noted in our area in Virginia in 2007. (BugGuide)

Relationships:

Feeds on decaying plant material.

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Microchrysa flaviventris in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/13/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Microchrysa flaviventris in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/13/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Microchrysa flaviventris in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/13/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Microchrysa flaviventris in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). First MBP record of this introduced species found during the Howard County Conservancy BioBlitz. Determined by Martin Hauser/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Microchrysa flaviventris in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). First MBP record of this introduced species found during the Howard County Conservancy BioBlitz. Determined by Martin Hauser/BugGuide. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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