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Tag Archives: Tachinidae
Gymnoclytia sp. A Tachinid fly. These parasitic flies lay their eggs most often on the larvae of another insect, very often caterpillars, which dooms the host. The adults feed on nectar.
Well, it obviously doesn’t take much but finding a new insect, especially an attractive one, does get me going. Feather-legged Fly-Trichopoda pennipes on boneset. These are bee mimics and the “feathers” on the legs resemble the pollen baskets found on … Continue reading
If you were expecting a bear, sorry to disappoint. But if you thought it was a fly, well a fly I can do. Another Tachinid Fly actually. Last night to end the month I went out in the yard and … Continue reading