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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Hermetiinae

large black fly with bluish wings - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly - Hermetia illucens BG659 Fly - Hermetia illucens Robber Fly? - Hermetia illucens Sawfly? - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly - Hermetia illucens Hermetia? - Hermetia illucens Hermetia illucens? - Hermetia illucens
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 Hermetiinae
Explanation of Names
Hermetiinae Loew 1862
Numbers
a single genus in our area, 5 genera total(1)
Works Cited
1.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.