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Tribe Goniini

Green Tachinid...Lespesia?? - Mystacella chrysoprocta Tachinid ID Request - Leschenaultia Family Tachinidae ? - Chaetogaedia a type of fly?  - Belvosia borealis Gonia crassicornis Bee mimic fly? - Belvosia Tachnid fly - Peleteria gray fly
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
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.