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Species Sargus bipunctatus - Twin-spot Centurion Soldier Fly

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Sarginae
Genus Sargus
Species bipunctatus (Twin-spot Centurion Soldier Fly)
Explanation of Names
Sargus bipunctatus (Scopoli 1763)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (Pacific Coast, BC-OR)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.The Soldier Flies or Stratiomyidae of California
James, M. T. 1960. University of California Press.
2.The soldier flies of Canada and Alaska (Diptera: Stratiomyidae): I. Beridinae, Sarginae, and Clitellariinae
McFadden M.W. 1972. The Canadian Entomologist 104: 531-562.