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Subfamily Phasiinae

Unknown fly - Trichopoda pennipes Mystery flies, M&F - Catharosia - male - female 9040658 fly - Gymnoclytia occidua - female Cylindromyia Aster pollinator - Trichopoda 30May2018.UF.HN.Dip1 - Cylindromyia cool fly - Trichopoda pennipes Fly with mostly red abdomen  - Cylindromyia
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
~80 spp. in 15 genera of 6 tribes in our area(1)
most of NA(1)
parasites of Heteroptera(1)
Life Cycle
Print References
Blaschke, J. D., O'Hara, J. E., and Moulton, J. K. 2019. Biodiversity Surveyand Molecular Identification of the Phasiinae (Diptera: Tachinidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 121(1): 1-14.
Blaschke, J. D. 2015. Evolution and Phylogeny of the Evolution and Phylogeny of the Parasitoid Subfamily Phasiinae (Diptera: Tachinidae). PhD diss., University of Tennessee. xi+168 pp.
Internet References