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Species Helicobia rapax

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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 Helicobia
Species rapax (Helicobia rapax)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sarcophaga rapax Walker, 1849
Range
Widespread and common from southern Canada to Argentina.
Remarks
Larvae are usually parasitoids of land snails, but can develop in other invertebrates, living or dead.