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Genus Hylobittacus

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mecoptera (Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, and Allies)
Family Bittacidae (Hangingflies)
Genus Hylobittacus
The genus contains a single species(1)
The only member of the family with the wing apices darkened(1)
Eastern US; Mexico(1)