Rounded Rectangle: Continue to Parastenopa limata page Rounded Rectangle: Recognition : The single Ontario species of Parastenopa is a moderately sized fly with heavily marked wings, and a dark brown body. The face is receding and lacks a projecting oral margin, while the gena lacks elongated setae other than the genal bristle. All postocular bristles are brown to black, there are three pairs of frontal bristles, and there are two pairs of orbital bristles with the posterior pair reclinate. The thorax has one pair of dorsocentral bristles situated at or behind a transverse line through the postsutural supra-alar bristles, sometimes closer to the acrostichal bristles than to the postsutural supra-alar bristles, and there are two pairs of scutellar bristles on a flat, usually yellowish scutellum. Wing vein r-m is close to vein dm-cu, distinctly distal to the middle of cell dm, and cell cup is drawn out to an elongated point.

1 species occurs in Ontario:
Parastenopa limata