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Genus Chetogena

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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 Exoristinae
Tribe Exoristini
Genus Chetogena
Explanation of Names
Chetogena Rondani 1856
Also spelled Chaetogena
16 spp. in 3 subgenera in our area(1)
worldwide, incl. most of NA(2)(1)
hosts include a variety of moths, sawflies (esp. Diprionidae), sometimes beetles, crickets(1)
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