Crataerina pallida (Olivier in Latreille, 1812)
(a flat fly)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCrataerina pallida (a flat fly)
FamilyHIPPOBOSCIDAE (“Forest” flies, flat flies, bird flies, keds)
SuperfamilyHIPPOBOSCOIDEA (bat flies and flat flies)
Section Calyptratae (dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue & green bottles)
InfraorderMuscomorpha (hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
SuborderBRACHYCERA (short-horned flies)
OrderDIPTERA (two-winged flies)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Crataerina pallida (a flat fly) :
1: Crataerina pallida (a flat fly)
8 Jun 1971 OSGR: SE31 53° 40' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: South-west Yorks (VC 63) England
From Swift
Image 1: Dorsal - close-up - enlargedImage 2: Dorsal - close-up - enlarged (2)

Crataerina pallida (a flat fly) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 7 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Crataerina pallida (a flat fly)
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