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Tachinid Fly, Trichopoda sp. - Trichopoda

Tachinid Fly, Trichopoda sp. - Trichopoda
Boerner Botanical Gardens, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
September 10, 2011
These colorful and handsome flies are parasitoids on leaf footed, squash and stink bugs and are sometimes used as biocontrol agents. Note the brushy extensions on the rear legs that have been suggested to mimic pollen sacs.

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