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Species Chrysomya rufifacies - Hairy Maggot Blow Fly

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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 Calliphoridae (Blow Flies)
Subfamily Chrysomyinae
Genus Chrysomya (Hairy Maggot Blow Flies)
Species rufifacies (Hairy Maggot Blow Fly)
Explanation of Names
Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart 1842)
e US to CA (so.CA-NM, LA, FL, IL, MI) but uncommon(1)
first detected in the continental US in 1980(2)
Internet References
Featured Creaters - Byrd 1998-2014(2)