Species: Tachinid fly - unnamed 1 (Phania funesta)

Family: Tachinid flies (TACHINIDAE)

Category: Insects (Other)

Location: Widespread

A. Insects (Other)

More extensive information on insects can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Tachinid flies (TACHINIDAE)

Tachinid flies have perhaps 8,000 or more different species. In general, they parasitise other insects.

C. Tachinid fly - unnamed 1 (Phania funesta)

This is a small and very hairy fly. It is thought to be a parasite of shield bugs.

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Phania funesta

This is a small and very hairy fly. It is thought to be a parasite of shield bugs.