Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Exorista dydas

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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 Exoristini
Genus Exorista
Species dydas (Exorista dydas)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tachina dydas Walker, 1849
Range
Probably all North America south of tree line.
Food
Larvae are parasitoids of sawflies.