Family Archive: Tachinidae

Tachinid Fly

Phasia hemiptera – a tachinid fly – male(21 August 2012)This pretty fly parasitises on hemiptera species, principally Palomina prasina and Pentatoma rufipes

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Gonia picea – a tachinid fly

  Gonia picea – a tachinid fly.A medium sized fly (about 8mm) which might be mistaken by some for a blowfly. However, it isn’t and is in fact fairly unusual in the UK. It’s most distinctive feature is probably the white face.(14 March 2011)

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Tachina fera – a tachinid fly

  Tachina fera – a tachinid flyA large bristly fly that can be mistaken for a bee.(12 September 2009)

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