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Tribe Siphonini

Fly - Siphona Diptera 9.02.09 02 Looking down - Siphona Tachinid ex tortricid witch hazel leafroller - Actia diffidens Unknown Fly - Ceromya Diptera - Siphona fly with orange tints Another little fly—Siphona? - Siphona - female
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 Siphonini
44 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1)
Typically 3-5 mm
Distal part of vein M bent gradually at about 45 degree angle (less than usual in family), subapical scutellar bristles distinctly convergent and usually crossed (vs. parallel or slightly convergent in Leskiini).
most of NA, much more diverse in Canada and n. US(1)
Parasitoids of larval Lepidoptera.
Print References
O'Hara, J. E. 1989. Systematics of the genus group taxa of the Siphonini (Diptera: Tachinidae). Quaestiones Entomologicae 25:1-229.