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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Gonia crassicornis

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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 Tachinidae (Parasitic Flies)
Subfamily Exoristinae
Tribe Goniini
Genus Gonia
Species crassicornis (Gonia crassicornis)
Explanation of Names
Gonia crassicornis (Fabricius 1794)
Range
se. US (FL-TX) to the Neotropics(1)
Food
recorded hosts: Phyllophaga spp. (Scarabaeidae) and several spp. of Noctuidae(1)