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Genus Phorocera

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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 Exoristinae
Tribe Exoristini
Genus Phorocera
Explanation of Names
Phorocera Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
Remarks
All North American species of Phorocera belong to subgenus Pseudotachinomyia, which is distinguished from the European Phorocera sensu stricto by less hairy eyes and 2 instead of 3 presutural acrostichals (and other characters not visible in photos).

The subgenus was revised by Wood (1972) with notes on behavior.