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Terrestrial arthopods of bylot island

A total of 33 families of terrestrial arthropod have been surveyed on Bylot Island

DIPTERA

Anthomyiidae (Root maggot flies)
Cecidomiidae (Gall midges)
Ceratopogonidae (Biting midges, Punkies)
Chironomidae (Midges)
Culicidae (Mosquitoes)
Dolichopodidae (Long-legged flies)
Empididae (Dance flies)
Ephydridae (Shore flies)
Heleomyzidae
Muscidae (House flies, Stable flies)
Mycetophilidae (Fungus gnats)
Phoridae (Humpbacked flies)
Piophilidae (Skipper flies)
Rhagionidae (Snipe flies)
Scatophagidae (Dung flies)
Sciaridae (Dark-winged fungus gnat)
Sphaeroceridae (Small dung flies)
Syrphidae (Flower flies, Hover flies)
Tachinidae
Tipulidae (Crane flies)
Trichoceridae (Winter crane flies)

HYMENOPTERA

Apidae-Bombinae (Bumble bee)
Braconidae
Diapriidae
Encyrtidae
Eulophidae
Ichneumonidae
Proctotrupidae
Tenthredinidae (Sawflies)
Mymaridae

COLEOPTERA

Carabidae (Ground beetles)
Curculionidae (Weevils)
Staphylinidae (Rove beetles)

 

 

Midge, © Robert Chabot

Mosquitoe, © Robert Chabot

Heleomyzidae, © Robert Chabot

Fungus gnat, © Robert Chabot