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Genus Uramya

Unknown Snipe Fly - Uramya halisidotae - male tachinid fly - Uramya indita bristly fly - Uramya indita Uramyia indita? - Uramya indita fly - Uramya indita Fly - Tachinid? - Uramya indita Uramyia indita?  - Uramya indita - female Uramyia indita?  - Uramya indita - female
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 Uramyini
Genus Uramya
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Uramya Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
Explanation of Names
From the Greek words for "tail" and "fly". Males of some species have long projections from tip of abdomen, similar to the oviscape of female Urophora (also derived from the Greek word for tail).
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Range
New World, incl. most of NA(2)(1)
Food
Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lasiocampidae, Limacodidae, Megalopygidae(1)
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