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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Peleteria

Anonymous Tachinid #2 from my Yellow Flower Period - Peleteria Is this Peleteria? - Peleteria Orange-abdomened fly - Peleteria Peleteria Peleteria ? - Peleteria fly on flower (Solidago) - Peleteria chestnut and black fly - Peleteria Archytas sp.? - Peleteria
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Tachinidae (Bristle 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)
Internet References