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Genus Blaesoxipha - Grasshopper Maggots

Protodexia hunteri - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha hunteri - female Protodexia hunteri - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha hunteri - female Protodexia hunteri - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha hunteri - female Protodexia hunteri - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha hunteri - female Servaisia - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha - female Servaisia - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha - female Servaisia - NEW GENUS - Blaesoxipha - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Sarcophagidae (Flesh Flies)
Subfamily Sarcophaginae
Genus Blaesoxipha (Grasshopper Maggots)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blaesoxipha Loew, 1861
Explanation of Names
Xiphos is a Classical Greek name for a type of sword, used here to refer to the ovipositor.
Remarks
Many species are parasitoids of grasshoppers, or possibly all depending on whether the genus is treated in a broad or narrow sense. The name "grasshopper maggots" is taken from Discover Life.