White-headed Stiletto Fly

Spiriverpa albiceps

General Status Rank: 
Undetermined
Common Name: 
White-headed Stiletto Fly
Scientific Name: 
Spiriverpa albiceps
Taxonomy
Group: 
Fly (Stiletto Fly)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Diptera
Family: 
Therevidae
Distribution

Distribution

One occurrence (Fort Smith), but probably ranges over much of southern parts of territory (NB, widespread in YT). However, insufficient data to estimate range in NT. Ranges from AK an YT east to NL, south to IL, NM (Webb et al. 2013).

Number of Occurrences

One occurrence (Mandala data); more expected.
Score: 
U
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Undetermined
Status Rank Description: 
Species in the genus inhabit sandy sites such as beaches (Irwin and Lyneborg 1980).One occurrence (Fort Smith), but probably ranges over much of southern parts of territory (NB, widespread in YT and is a common and widespread northern Canadian species). However, insufficient data to estimate status in NT.
S Rank: 
SU
Decision Process Description: 
Cannings, Robert A.
Last Updated: 
January 22, 2020

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