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Genus Beskia

Fly - Beskia aelops a fly - Beskia aelops Tachinid - Beskia aelops Fly - Beskia aelops
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 Epigrimyiini
Genus Beskia
Explanation of Names
Beskia Brauer & Bergenstamm 1889
Numbers
a single species in our area(1)
Identification
Hind margin of eye indented. Prementum slender, elongate, more than twice as long as height of head. Abdomen orange red, slender, contrasting dark wings.(2)
Range
New World(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic and host catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico
2.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1987. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.
3.O’Hara J.E. (2016) World genera of the Tachinidae (Diptera) and their regional occurrence. Version 9.0