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 Buy this dead insect for local school collection projects. It probably occurs in every single state since they are a common product sold nationwide in pet stores and online in the larval form, as feeders for reptiles and such. It is also increasingly popular in outdoor and indoor bins as a composter of your leftover fruits, veggies, etc.

Bugguide has photographed them as occurring in the following states.

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington

Taxonomy     Body Length 15 mm
Kingdom  Animalia   Wingspan n/a
Phylum  Arthropoda   Life Stage Adult
Class  Insecta   Status Frozen
Order  Diptera   Bugguide Info & Photos  
Family  Stratiomyidae      
Subfamily  Hermetiinae      
Genus  Hermetia      
Species  illucens      
Common Name  Black Soldier Fly                 

 

Black Soldier Fly

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