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Species Lipoptena depressa

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Hippoboscoidea
Family Hippoboscidae (Louse Flies)
Subfamily Lipopteninae
Genus Lipoptena
Species depressa (Lipoptena depressa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melophagus depressus Say, 1823
Range
Western North America
Food
Ectoparasite of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)