- Chloromyia bella
- Chloromyia caeligera
- Chloromyia cingulata
- Chloromyia formosa
- Chloromyia speciosa
- Chloromyia tuberculata
Chloromyia larvae, where known, live in leaf litter and the upper layers of soil (Rozkošný 1998). Chloromyia has 4 species native to Africa. C. speciosa is found in Europe, and C. formosa is from N. Africa and Europe and has been recently introduced to the eastern United States (Woodley 2001).
Chloromyia is distinguished from many other Sarginae by the densely pilose eyes (James 1981).
James, M.T. 1981. 36. Stratiomyidae. Manual Nearct. Dipt. 1: 497-511.
Rozkošný, R. 1998. Chapter 24. Family Stratiomyidae. Manual Palaearct. Dipt. 2: 387-411.
Woodley, N. E. 2001. A World Catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera). Myia 11: 1-473. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
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