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Species Bittacus chlorostigma

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mecoptera (Scorpionflies, Hangingflies and Allies)
Family Bittacidae (Hangingflies)
Genus Bittacus
Species chlorostigma (Bittacus chlorostigma)
Explanation of Names
Bittacus chlorostigma MacLachlan 1881
Identification
stigma green(1)(2)
Range
OR-CA (the only representative of the genus in the Pacific states)(3)
Works Cited
1.California Insects
Jerry A. Powell, Charles L. Hogue. 1989. University of California Press.
2.National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders
Lorus and Margery Milne. 1980. Knopf.
3.World checklist of extant Mecoptera species