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Species Notogramma purpuratum

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Ulidiinae
Tribe Lipsanini
Genus Notogramma
Species purpuratum (Notogramma purpuratum)
Identification
Pale spot on edge of wing at end of R1; mesopleura at most thinly pruinose, without pattern of dark spots. (Steyskal, 1963)
Range
Texas, southern Arizona, southern California, Mexico
Food
Larvae live in cactus