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Species Clausicella geniculata

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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 Tachininae
Tribe Leskiini
Genus Clausicella
Species geniculata (Clausicella geniculata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coronimyia geniculata Townsend, 1892
Range
Widespread in United States and Southern Canada, but not recorded from Pacific states
Remarks
Four postsutural dorsocentrals but first two very weak; abdomen with weak median marginals on T4 (not forming complete row as in most species), abdomen without sharply defined even bands of white on base, proboscis distinctly longer than head and usually curved, vein M normally meeting R4+5 slightly before wing margin.