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Genus Pararchytas

Bristly flower fly - Pararchytas Tachinid - Pararchytas - female Tachinid - Pararchytas decisus Tachinid Fly - Pararchytas decisus Unusual fly...  Tachinid? - Pararchytas decisus Spiny Fly?  ID please - Pararchytas decisus Tachinid fly - Pararchytas Tachinid sp - Pararchytas
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 Tachininae
Tribe Tachinini
Genus Pararchytas
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Pararchytas Brauer & Bergenstamm 1895
3 spp. in our area(2)
worldwide, incl. most of NA except se. US(3)(2)
Internet References