Black soldier fly Hermetia illucens Linnaeus (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae)
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Diclaro II, Joseph W., and Phillip E. Kaufman. 2009. β€œBlack Soldier Fly Hermetia Illucens Linnaeus (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae): EENY 461/IN830, 6/2009”. EDIS 2009 (7). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in830-2009.

Abstract

EENY-461, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Joseph W. Diclaro II and Phillip E. Kaufman, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this sleek looking fly often mistaken for a wasp β€” synonymy, distribution, description and life cycle, and economic importance. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, June 2009.

EENY 461/IN830: Black Soldier Fly Hermetia illucens Linnaeus (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae) (ufl.edu)

https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in830-2009
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