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Species Traginops irroratus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Opomyzoidea
Family Odiniidae
Genus Traginops
Species irroratus (Traginops irroratus)
Identification
Distinguished from the other species T. purpurops, by red eyes instead of dark purple, one vibrissa on each side instead of two, and genital features.
Range
Eastern North America
Habitat
Wounded trees