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Genus Microchaetina

Tachinidae or Subfamily Miltogramminae -? - Microchaetina Id please - Microchaetina Tachinid Fly on Buckwheat - Microchaetina valida - male Unknown Fly - Microchaetina Fly - Microchaetina - male Calyptratae - Microchaetina mexicana - male Calyptratae - Microchaetina mexicana - male Calyptratae - Microchaetina mexicana - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Tachinidae (Parasitic Flies)
Subfamily Dexiinae
Tribe Dexiini
Genus Microchaetina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The name Hypenomyia was used for some species, but incorrectly because that genus name was previously used in family Drosophilidae.
Explanation of Names
Microchaetina van der Wulp 1891
Numbers
7 spp. in our area
Identification
Dexiini with M meeting R4+5 well before wing margin. Compare wing of Estheria cinerea where M meets R4+5 closer to the wing margin.
Range
w. NA to MO-TX; ?FL
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