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Taxonomic Details for Chaetopsis apicalis

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumHexapoda
ClassInsecta
SubclassPterygota
InfraclassNeoptera
SuperorderHolometabola
OrderDiptera
SuborderBrachycera
InfraorderMuscomorpha
FamilyOtitidae
SubfamilyUlidiinae
GenusChaetopsis
SpeciesChaetopsis apicalis
Authority: Johnson, 1900
ITIS TSN: 142306   (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 apicalis
Chaetopsis apicalis fly. Larvae are stem borers feeding on Spartina alterniflora. Photo by Shanze Li.

Chaetopsis apicalis
Chaetopsis apicalis adult. Photo by Shanze Li.

Chaetopsis apicalis
Chaetopsis apicalis larvae, removed from interior of Spartina alterniflora stem. Photo by Shanze Li.

Chaetopsis apicalis
Chaetopsis apicalis pupa, removed from Spartina alterniflora stem. Photo by Shanze Li.

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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.