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Tribe Winthemiini

Tachinid Fly - Winthemia slightly larger than a housefly - Winthemia Winthemia sp. - Winthemia Tachinid fly? - Smidtia fumiferanae - male Tachinid? - Nemorilla pyste Tachinid? - Nemorilla pyste Tachinidae, ventral - Winthemia rufopicta - male tachinid fly with big white abdominal patches
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 Winthemiini
37 spp. (of which ¾ in Winthemia) in 7 genera in our area(1)
Hairy katepimeron, five postpronotal bristles, hairy eyes, strong first post-sutural supra-alar bristle.
Females lay eggs on caterpillars.