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2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia July 27-29: Registration and Discussion

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Subfamily Tachininae

Acrobats - Peleteria Handsome Fly - Paradidyma singularis fly - Paradidyma singularis - male Peleteria? small Tachinid 9036018 tach - Tachina Ormia - Ormia reinhardi - female fly - Archytas
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
Numbers
415 spp. in ~90 genera in our area, arranged into 21 tribe (9 tribes represented by a single genus each)(1)
Remarks
Parasites of Lepidoptera and other insects.