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Species Scaptomyza wheeleri

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Drosophilidae (Vinegar Flies)
Subfamily Drosophilinae
Genus Scaptomyza
Species wheeleri (Scaptomyza wheeleri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scaptomyza wheeleri Hackman, 1959
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Marshall R. Wheeler, a prolific Drosophilidae researcher.
Range
Virginia and Tennessee south to Florida and Alabama south thru Mexico into South America. (1)
Works Cited
1.A Catalog of the Diptera of America North of Mexico
Alan Stone, et al. 1965. United States Department of Agriculture.