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Genus Peleteria

Tachinid on Euphorbia - Peleteria - female Flower-visiting fly seeks ID - Peleteria Brown fly - Peleteria Protodejeania? - Peleteria Peleteria sp.? - Peleteria Peleteria or Deopalpus - Peleteria Archytas ? - Peleteria Peleteria? on milkweed - Peleteria
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
Genus Peleteria
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Peleteria Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
Explanation of Names
~40 spp. in our area(1)
worldwide (except Australasia), incl. most of NA (mostly western & boreal, poorly represented in the east and barely present in se. US)(2)(1)
Four subgenera. Sphyrimyia and Oxydosphyria are widespread. Panzeriopsis is boreal and montane. Peleteria s. str. is western.
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