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Species Leskia occidentalis

Leskia occidentalis
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 Leskia
Species occidentalis (Leskia occidentalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Drepanoglossa occidentalis Coquillett, 1895
Myobia gilensis Townsend, 1897
Sipholeskia occidentalis
Explanation of Names
Occidentalis means western; the species was found in California.
Gilensis refers to the Gila River in New Mexico.
Range
Southwest USA and Mexico