Common Cheese Fly

Allopiophila vulgaris

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Common Cheese Fly
Scientific Name: 
Allopiophila vulgaris
Taxonomy
Group: 
Fly (Cheese Fly)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Diptera
Family: 
Piophilidae
Distribution

Distribution

100 specimens found in 11 localities (Aklavik, Barlow Lake Outlet, Ford Lake, Fort McPherson, Hay River, Inuvik, Muskox Lake, Padley, reindeer Depot, Salmita Mines, Yellowknife). Source: Thesis: Rochefort, S. 2015. Taxonomy and phylogeny of Piophilidae (Diptera). McGill University. 193 pages.
Score: 
G

Number of Occurrences

Source: Thesis: Rochefort, S. 2015. Taxonomy and phylogeny of Piophilidae (Diptera). McGill University. 193 pages.
Score: 
BE
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
Status Rank Description: 
Is found in many environments. Feeds on carrion, dung and other organic matter. Source: Thesis: Rochefort, S. 2015. Taxonomy and phylogeny of Piophilidae (Diptera). McGill University. 193 pages.
S Rank: 
S4S5
Decision Process Description: 
Draft rank by Sabina Rochefort (2019), contract with ECCC, reviewed by SC, ENR.
Last Updated: 
November 19, 2019

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