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Species Clausicella setigera

Tachinid? - Clausicella setigera Tachinid? - Clausicella setigera Small fly - a tachinid?  - Clausicella setigera Small black fly with large triangular white plates near base of wings - Clausicella setigera Small Fly Sp. - Clausicella setigera Tiny tachinid fly -- Leskiini, perhaps Clausicella - Clausicella setigera Diptera - Clausicella setigera Clausicella setigera? - Clausicella setigera
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 Tachininae
Tribe Leskiini
Genus Clausicella
Species setigera (Clausicella setigera)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Siphophyto setiger Coquillett, 1895
Distinguished from other species of Clausicella by the relatively long last section of vein Cu, distance from m-cu to wing margin being about half length of previous section of Cu. The abdomen is black with narrow basal white bands, usually red on the sides at base. Tergite 3 has a pair of median marginal bristles.
United States and southern Canada, but possibly more common in California