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Species Archytas marmoratus - marmoratus species group

Tachinid (?) fly on aromatic aster - Archytas marmoratus Tachinidae 6 - Archytas marmoratus - male Tachinidae - Archytas marmoratus Fly - Archytas marmoratus fly from Kisatchie bayou - Archytas marmoratus - female fly - Archytas marmoratus pollinator - Archytas marmoratus pollinator - Archytas marmoratus
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
Tribe Tachinini
Genus Archytas
Species marmoratus (marmoratus species group)
Explanation of Names
"Marbled", referring to abdominal pattern.
Remarks
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.