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Species Bessa harveyi

Tachinidae? - Bessa harveyi Tachinidae? - Bessa harveyi Tachinidae? - Bessa harveyi
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 Exoristini
Genus Bessa
Species harveyi (Bessa harveyi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Daeochaeta harveyi Townsend, 1892
Explanation of Names
Named for "F. L. Harvey", probably botanist Francis Leroy Harvey, who collected the type specimen.
Remarks
A parasitoid of sawflies, mostly Tenthredinidae, with a few records from Lepidoptera.