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Tribe Tachinini

Fly to ID, Epalpus? - Epalpus signifer Tachinid Fly - Adejeania vexatrix Fly - Peleteria Tachinidae? - Epalpus signifer Large Black Bee Fly - SK - Tachina Ptilodexia sp.? - Peleteria Fly visiting Gaylussacia baccata blossoms - Epalpus signifer Fly 717A 4868 & 5871 & 4880 - Peleteria iterans
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 Tachininae
Tribe Tachinini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
As used on BugGuide, includes genera formerly placed in tribe Dejeaniini.
Numbers
>120 spp. in 16 genera in our area (the missing genera Jurinella & Parepalpus are southwestern)(1)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(1)