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Species Microchrysa polita

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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 Sarginae
Genus Microchrysa
Species polita (Microchrysa polita)
Explanation of Names
Microchrysa polita (Linnaeus 1758)
Range
holarctic, widespread(1)