Dexia (fly)

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Dexia rustica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tachinidae
Subfamily: Dexiinae
Tribe: Dexiini
Genus: Dexia
Meigen, 1826
Type species
Musca rustica
Fabricius, 1830

Dexia is a genus of tachinid flies in the family Tachinidae.[2] Most larvae are parasitoids of beetles (Scarabaeidae).[3][4]



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