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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 Anthomyiidae (Root-Maggot Flies)
No Taxon (Pegomya group)
Genus Eutrichota
No Taxon affinis section
Identification
Prealar bristle absent; it is present in all other Eutrichota and most other Anthomyiidae.
Range
Widespread in Nearctic region
Habitat
Larvae mostly in rodent burrows (ground squirrels, pocket gophers), with one species from gopher tortoise burrows.