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Species Rafaelia rufiventris

160621B05 - Rafaelia rufiventris 160621B05 - Rafaelia rufiventris - female 160621B05 - Rafaelia rufiventris 160621B05 - Rafaelia rufiventris 160621B05 - Rafaelia rufiventris Sarcophagidae sp - Rafaelia rufiventris Sarcophagidae sp - Rafaelia rufiventris Sarcophagidae sp - Rafaelia rufiventris
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Sarcophagidae (Flesh Flies)
Subfamily Sarcophaginae
Tribe Johnsoniini
Genus Rafaelia
Species rufiventris (Rafaelia rufiventris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rafaelia rufiventris Townsend, 1917
Explanation of Names
"Red-bottomed"; the abdomen is red unlike most Sarcophaginae which have at most a red tip.
Remarks
Aldrich (1916) published a description of this species misidentified as Sarcophaga rufiventris Wiedemann.