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(Drosophila) melanica species group

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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 Drosophila
No Taxon (Drosophila) melanica species group
Numbers
Four species in this group: D. melanica, D.paramelanica, D.nigromelanica, and D.micromelanica
Remarks
They have a darker abdomen than the D. melanogaster. Genitalic dissections are needed to get to species ID's.