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Genus Hermetia

Small Wasp - Hermetia illucens BG659 Fly - Hermetia illucens White-legged insect on water lily - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly - Hermetia illucens - female Black and White Fly - Hermetia illucens Hermetia illucens? - Hermetia illucens
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Hermetiinae
Genus Hermetia
Explanation of Names
Hermetia Latreille 1804
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(1), ~80 spp. total(2)
Print References
James, M. T. (1935). The genus Hermetia in the United States (Diptera, Stratiomyidae). Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 30:165-170.
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.