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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Bittacus strigosus

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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 strigosus (Bittacus strigosus)
Explanation of Names
Bittacus strigosus Hagen 1861
Range
e NA (QC-SC-AL to MB-MT-OK)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.World checklist of extant Mecoptera species
2.Mecoptera of Ontario
Cheung D.K.B., Marshall S.A., Webb D.W. 2006. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 1, 28.