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Eriothrix rufomaculata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tachinidae
Scientific name  Eriothrix rufomaculata
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Diptera
Subfamily  Dexiinae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Eriothrix, Phasia hemiptera, Dexiosoma caninum, Thelaira, Thelaira nigripes

Fly eriothrix rufomaculata

Eriothrix rufomaculata is a fly in the family Tachinidae.


Eriothrix rufomaculata kuklice


It is a bristly black species, with prominent orange patches on the sides of its abdomen, separated by a dorsal black line.

Life history

The species is parasitic, the larvae developing inside the larvae of moths.


Adults are flower-feeders, visiting in particular members of the Umbelliferae and Asteraceae.

Status and distribution

This species is found in Britain, where it is quite widespread throughout the country. It is also found in Ireland.


Eriothrix rufomaculata Wikipedia

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