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Species Adejeania vexatrix

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Tachinidae (Parasitic Flies)
Subfamily Tachininae
Tribe Tachinini
Genus Adejeania
Species vexatrix (Adejeania vexatrix)
Explanation of Names
Adejeania vexatrix (Osten Sacken 1877)
Bristles concentrated in rings adjacent to the joints between abdominal segments. In the strikingly similar Hystricia abrupta, the bristles are scattered across the surface of the abdomen.
w. NA (AB-BC to NM-CA & Mexico)(1)