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Species Amoebaleria defessa

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sphaeroceroidea
Family Heleomyzidae
Subfamily Heleomyzinae
Tribe Heleomyzini
Genus Amoebaleria
Species defessa (Amoebaleria defessa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amoebaleria defessa Osten-Sacken, 1877
Amoebaleria sackeni Garrett, 1925
Range
Northeastern North America: MN-QC, south to MO-TN (1)
Habitat
Usually collected in or near caves
Print References
Steyskal, George C. 1968. The synonymy of Amoebaleria sackeni Garrett (Diptera: Heleomyzidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 70(2):113
Works Cited
1.A Catalog of the Diptera of America North of Mexico
Alan Stone, et al. 1965. United States Department of Agriculture.