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Species Chrysopilus modestus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Tabanomorpha
Family Rhagionidae (Snipe Flies)
Genus Chrysopilus
Species modestus (Chrysopilus modestus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Loew, 1872
Size
~8-10 mm
Life Cycle
larvae aquatic (associated with streamside vegetation) or found in moist, organic-rich soil(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genera of the Rhagionidae of the world (Diptera: Brachycera)
P.H. Kerr. 2004. University of Maryland.