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Species Epalpus signifer

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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 Tachinini
Genus Epalpus
Species signifer (Epalpus signifer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tachina signifera Walker 1849
throughout the US and adjacent Canada(1)
Recorded hosts are species of Lithophane (Noctuidae)(1)