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Species Stylogaster neglecta

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Conopidae (Thick-headed Flies)
Subfamily Stylogastrinae
Genus Stylogaster
Species neglecta (Stylogaster neglecta)
Explanation of Names
Stylogaster neglecta Williston 1883
Range
e NA (RI-SC to ON & KS)(1)
Food
Larvae parasitize the tree cricket Oecanthus nigricornis.
Print References
Etzler, Erik A. et al. 2020. Oecanthus nigricornis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) as the first known host of Stylogaster neglecta (Diptera: Conopidae). Canadian Entomologist 152(5):613-621
Works Cited
1.Revision of Nearctic Stylogaster (Diptera: Conopidae)
Burt, T.O., J.H. Skevington, and L. Rocha. 2015. Canadian Entomologist 147: 125-147.