Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Tribe Winthemiini

Tachnid fly with brown and gray bands - Winthemia Fly - Winthemia quadripustulata - male Fly - Winthemia quadripustulata - female small Flesh Fly or Tachinid - Winthemia Tachinidae? - male tachinid fly with big white abdominal patches Unknown Muscoid Fly  - Winthemia - male Male, Winthemia? - male
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 Winthemiini
Explanation of Names
Numbers
37 spp. (of which ¾ in Winthemia) in 5 genera* in our area(1)
*Chesippus & Diotrephes have been sunk into Smidtia --see(2)
Identification
Hairy katepimeron, five postpronotal bristles, hairy eyes, strong first post-sutural supra-alar bristle.
Remarks
Females lay eggs on caterpillars.