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Genus Hystricia

orange fly with spikes - Hystricia abrupta Hystricia abrupta 2 - Hystricia abrupta tachinid fly - Hystricia abrupta unknown Tachinid fly? - Hystricia abrupta Which fly?  H. abrupta? - Hystricia abrupta Orange/red large bristly fly is? - Hystricia abrupta Orange/red large bristly fly is? - Hystricia abrupta Big orange, again... - Hystricia abrupta
Classification
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
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)
Range
so. Canada to Mexico (one sp. widespread, another in AZ & Mexico only)(1)