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Species Phaonia subventa

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Muscidae (House Flies and kin)
Subfamily Phaoniinae
Genus Phaonia
Species subventa (Phaonia subventa)
Explanation of Names
Phaonia subventa (Harris 1780)
Range
Native to Europe
Remarks
Larvae are in a wide variety of decaying matter; this is the only Phaonia in dung.(1)
Works Cited
1.The biology of the Muscidae of the world
Skidmore P. 1985. Springer, 550 pp.