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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Genus Hystricia

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Tachinidae
Subfamily Tachininae
Tribe Polideini
Genus Hystricia
Explanation of Names
Hystricia Macquart 1844
2 spp. in our area(1)
New World(2), so. Canada to Mexico (one sp. widespread, another in AZ & Mexico only)(1)
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