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Species Microchrysa polita

Green fly - Microchrysa polita - female Fly - Microchrysa polita Diptera, - Microchrysa polita - female Diptera, - Microchrysa polita - female black-horned gem - Microchrysa polita - female Microchrysa polita - female - Microchrysa polita - female Microchrysa polita - male Aurora soldier - Microchrysa polita
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)