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aterrimus or instabilis

Tachinidae ? - Archytas - female Tachinid - Archytas Tachinid Fly? - Archytas Tachinid Fly - Archytas fly - Archytas fly - Archytas 9051190 Archytas aterrimus ~ - Archytas - female The Fly - Archytas
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 Tachininae
Tribe Tachinini
Genus Archytas
No Taxon aterrimus or instabilis
Dull to shining black thorax (including scutellum), shiny black to dark blue abdomen, black hairs on side of face.
Widespread and common east of Rocky Mountains, rare in Southwest.
Most of the flies placed here are Archytas aterrimus. A. instabilis is rare.