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Species Poecilanthrax lucifer

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Bombyliidae (Bee Flies)
Subfamily Anthracinae
Tribe Villini
Genus Poecilanthrax
Species lucifer (Poecilanthrax lucifer)
Explanation of Names
Poecilanthrax lucifer (Fabricius 1775)
Food
The larvae feed on the moth larva of members of the family Noctuidae