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Taxonomic Details for Chaetopsis aenea

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumHexapoda
ClassInsecta
SubclassPterygota
InfraclassNeoptera
SuperorderHolometabola
OrderDiptera
SuborderBrachycera
InfraorderMuscomorpha
FamilyOtitidae
SubfamilyUlidiinae
GenusChaetopsis
SpeciesChaetopsis aenea
Authority: (Wiedemann, 1830)
ITIS TSN: 142303   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Habitat Type: Marsh, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Chaetopsis aenea
Chaetopsis aenea fly. Larvae are stem-borers living in Spartina alterniflora. Photo by James Sheehan.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.