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Species Cylindromyia intermedia

Cylindromyia sp. - Cylindromyia intermedia - female Tachinid fly with (mostly) red abdomen - Cylindromyia intermedia A 'classic' Cylindromyia pose - Cylindromyia intermedia - male Small Red Ab Fly - Cylindromyia intermedia Tachinid fly - Cylindromyia intermedia - male Cylindromyia sp - Cylindromyia intermedia Cylindromyia intermedia? - Cylindromyia intermedia - male Fly No.5 - Cylindromyia intermedia
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 Phasiinae
Tribe Cylindromyiini
Genus Cylindromyia
Species intermedia (Cylindromyia intermedia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ocyptera intermedia Meigen, 1824
Ocyptera californica Bigot, 1878
Holarctic including most of North America
Parasitoid of stink bugs.
On average the reddest North American Cylindromyia. Color-based ID should be confirmed by other characters; C. nana is also very red.