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Species Paracantha culta

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Tephritinae
Tribe Eutretini
Genus Paracantha
Species culta (Paracantha culta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Acinia fimbriata Macquart, 1843
=Trypeta sarnia Walker, 1849
Explanation of Names
Paracantha culta (Wiedemann, 1830)
Cirsium (Thistle)
See Also
P. gentilis has a smaller, nearly round black spot between antenna base and inner margin of eye