Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Hermetiinae

Fly or wasp? - Hermetia illucens BG659 Fly - Hermetia illucens Fly - Hermetia illucens Hermetia? - Hermetia illucens Wasp mimic fly? - Hermetia illucens Hermetia illucens? - Hermetia illucens Black Soldier Fly? - Hermetia illucens Fly - Hermetia illucens
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
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.