Rounded Rectangle: Continue to Xanthomyia platyptera page Rounded Rectangle: Recognition : Small flies with reticulate wing patterns, a short but pointed first flagellomere, two pairs of frontal bristles, two pairs of orbital bristles with the anterior pair very strong, a very wide frons, and a dark mark on the parafacial between the face and the anterior margin of the compound eye. Xanthomyia resembles Eurosta, Eutreta, and Jamesomyia in many morphological characters but can be distinguished from Eurosta and Eutreta by the pattern of clear spots in the wing, and from Jamesomyia by the presence of only two pairs of frontal bristles.

1 species found in Ontario:
Xanthomyia platyptera