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Genus Sepedon

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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
Explanation of Names
Sepedon Latreille 1804
Numbers
~20 spp. in our area(1), ~80 total
Range
worldwide(2)
Food
Larvae are predatory.