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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Cylindromyia intermedia

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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 Phasiinae
Tribe Cylindromyiini
Genus Cylindromyia
Species intermedia (Cylindromyia intermedia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ocyptera intermedia Meigen, 1824
Ocyptera californica Bigot, 1878
Range
Holarctic including most of North America
Food
Parasitoid of stink bugs.
Remarks
On average the reddest North American Cylindromyia. Color-based ID should be confirmed by other characters; C. nana is also very red.