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Genus Nemorilla

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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 Exoristinae
Tribe Winthemiini
Genus Nemorilla
Explanation of Names
Nemorilla Rondani 1856
Identification
Eyes distinctly hairy, second and third segments of antenna similar in size (normally the second is much shorter), thorax with three to five stripes depending on whether the middle stripes merge.
Remarks
Females lay eggs on caterpillars, in which the larvae develop as parasitoids.