Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Diptera (True flies) ➔ Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)

Beris vallata (Forster, 1771)

Common Orange Legionnaire

Synonyms and other combinations:

Musca vallata Forster, 1770 |

  • Beris vallata, dead  7571
    Beris vallata (Forster, 1771)    Common Orange Legionnaire 
    Beris vallata, dead, conf. Paul Beuk
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald; 2014-07-06 16:21:58
    Image number: 7571
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald
    2014-07-06 16:21:58
    conf. Paul Beuk

Beris vallata belongs to the subfamily Beridinae.
Body length:
5 - 6 mm

References, further reading, links:
  1. Pape T. & Thompson F.C. (eds) (2017). Systema Dipterorum (version 2.0, Jan 2011). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
  2. Menno Reemer: Veldtabel wapen- en bastvliegen van Nederland (Diptera: Stratiomyidae & Xylomyidae), EIS Kenniscentrum Insecten, 2014
    Englische Textversion:
    Field Key to the Soldierflies of the Netherlands (Diptera: Stratiomyidae & Xylomyidae) by Menno Reemer, 2014 (Text translated and edited for UK use by Jim Middleton and Martin C. Harvey, 2014)