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Species Lispe sociabilis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Muscidae (House Flies and kin)
Subfamily Coenosiinae
Tribe Limnophorini
Genus Lispe
No Taxon (tentaculata group)
Species sociabilis (Lispe sociabilis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lispe sociabilis Loew, 1861
Identification
Male distinguished from other members of the tentaculata group by lack of long spine at the end of the fore basitarsus. Female distinguished by dark legs, details of bristles on hind legs, and range.
Range
East of Great Plains