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Tribe Goniini

unknown fly - Gonia - male - female Fly 3720-3723-3731 - Gonia Fly - Gonia Gonia Tachinid Fly - Gonia Leschenaultia? - Leschenaultia Chrysoexorista ochracea Riparian tachinid
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 Goniini
Numbers
ca. 200 spp. in 43 genera in our area(1)
Life Cycle
Usually oviparous and females lay microtype and microscopic eggs on host plants, typically near feeding damage.