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Species Discomyza incurva

Fly - Discomyza incurva Fly - Discomyza incurva Discomyza incurva
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Ephydridae (Shore Flies)
Subfamily Discomyzinae
Genus Discomyza
Species incurva (Discomyza incurva)
Range
This species has been accidentally introduced from Europe (http://www.entsocont.ca/files/files/Journal/2006/137_111_115.pdf)
Life Cycle
Breeds in dead snails.