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Family Tachinidae - Parasitic Flies

 
 
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Annotated catalogue of the Tachinidae (Insect, Diptera) of the Afrotropical Region, with the description of seven new genera
By O'Hara, James E. and Pierfilippo Cerretti
ZooKeys 575, 2016
In addition to cataloging the Tachinidae of Africa in preparation for the Manual of Afrotropical Diptera, this paper discusses recent developments in classification of world Tachinidae.

The Tachinids (Diptera: Tachinidae) of Central Europe: Identification Keys for the Species and Data on Distribution and Ecology
By Hans-Peter Tschorsnig and Benno Herting
State Museum of Natural Science, Stuttgart, 1994
translated by Rotraud Rayner & Chris Raper, 2001

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Revision of the Polideini (Tachinidae) of American north of Mexico
By O'Hara, J.E.
Studia dipterologica - Supplement 10, 2002

History of tachinid classification (Diptera, Tachinidae)
By O’Hara J.E.
ZooKeys 316: 1–34, 2013

A host-parasite catalog of North American Tachinidae (Diptera)
By Arnaud P.H.
USDA Miscellaneous Publication 1319: 1–860, 1978
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Note: an updated version of host data provided in this catalog is available in(1)

Tachinidae: evolution, behavior, and ecology
By Stireman J.O., III, O'Hara J.E., Wood D.M.
Annu. Rev. Entomol. 51: 525–555, 2006

Auditory Parasitoid Flies Exploiting Acoustic Communication of Insects
By Berthold Hedwig and Daniel Robert
SpringerLink, 2013
This is chapter 4 in Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication. Animal Signals and Communication and includes the following sections:

Parasitic Hearing Flies and Hosts
- Host Selection and Communication Signals
- Impact of Parasitic Flies on Host Communication Systems
Host Targeting Behaviour
The Ears of Parasitoid Flies
- Auditory Morphology and Comparison Between Species
- Biomechanics of the Dipteran Tympanal Ears
Organisation of the Auditory Pathway and Auditory Processing
- Auditory Afferents
- Structure and Response Properties of Auditory Interneurons
- Sensory-Motor Integration

Taxonomy and host relations of the tribe Ormiini in the Western Hemisphere (Diptera, Larvaevoridae)
By Sabrosky C.W.
Entomological Society of Washington, 1953
Includes a detailed description of Ormia lineifrons male and female, p.175-176.

 
 
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