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Genus Hermetia

Hermetia illucens - Black Soldier Fly - Hermetia illucens Fly - Hermetia illucens fly from geotrupid terrarium - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly - Dorsal - Hermetia illucens Hermetia illucens Hermetia concinna? - Hermetia concinna Hermetia concinna? - Hermetia concinna Stratiomyidae - Hermetia
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. (Full Text)
James, M. T. (1967). The Hermetia comstocki group (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 43(1): 61-64. (Full Text)
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.