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Species Seioptera vibrans

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Ulidiinae
Tribe Seiopterini
Genus Seioptera
Species vibrans (Seioptera vibrans)
Range
Europe and eastern North America
Habitat
synanthropic; larvae live in decomposing plant matter and dung(1)