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Species Archytas marmoratus - marmoratus species group

IMG 4793 - Archytas marmoratus fly - Archytas marmoratus - male fly - Archytas marmoratus Tachinidae - Archytas marmoratus pollinator - Archytas marmoratus Male & female Archytas marmoratus? - Archytas marmoratus - male - female Tachinid Fly - Archytas marmoratus Archytas marmoratus? - Archytas marmoratus
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 Archytas
Species marmoratus (marmoratus species group)
Explanation of Names
"Marbled", referring to abdominal pattern.
Ravlin and Stehr(1) considered this mostly tropical group to be represented by only one species in the United States.
Print References
Sabrosky, Curtis W. 1955. The Taxonomic Status of the Armyworm Parasite Known as Archytas piliventris (Van der Wulp) (Diptera: Larvaevoridae). Florida Entomologist 38(2):77-83
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genus Archytas (Diptera: Tachinidae) for America north of Mexico
Ravlin F.W., Stehr F.W. 1984. Misc. Publs Ent. Soc. Am. 58: 1-59.