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Species Thelaira americana

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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 Dexiinae
Tribe Voriini
Genus Thelaira
Species americana (Thelaira americana)
Explanation of Names
Thelaira americana Brooks 1945
Range
NA, transcontinental (NS-BC to Mexico)(1)
Food
hosts: Arctiidae (Diacrisia virginica, Estigmene acrea)(1)
See Also
Superficially similar to dark Blondeliini. Differs in size and configuration of acrostichal and scutellar bristles (among other characters).
Print References
Brooks, A. R. 1945. New Canadian Diptera (Tachinidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 77: 78-96.