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Species Sepedon armipes

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Sciomyzidae (Marsh Flies, Snail-killing Flies)
Tribe Tetanocerini
Genus Sepedon
Species armipes (Sepedon armipes)
Explanation of Names
Sepedon armipes Loew 1859
Identification
Males have a distinctively shaped hind femur.
Range
NJ-NT to Sonora, Mexico, e. to GA(1)
Remarks
The most common small Sepedon of the Northeast.