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Genus Hermetia

Wasp mimic? - Hermetia illucens Big Eyed Beetle - Hermetia illucens black soldier fly - Hermetia illucens what species - Hermetia illucens Black Bug - Hermetia illucens Can  you tell species & gender of this wasp/fly? - Hermetia illucens Diptera Papago Spring - Hermetia comstocki Hermetia illucens larvae - Hermetia illucens
Classification
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
Genus Hermetia
Explanation of Names
Hermetia Latreille 1804
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(1), ~80 spp. total(2)
Print References
James M.T. (1935) The genus Hermetia in the United States (Diptera, Stratiomyidae). Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 30:165-170. (Full text)
James M.T. (1967) The Hermetia comstocki group (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 43: 61-64. (Full text)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.