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n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of Diptera belonging to Tachina and allied genera. Their larvæ are external parasites of other insects.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A quick email out to my colleagues and bee expert Ben Hargreaves came back immediately with Tachina grossa or giant tachinid fly - a parasitoid of butterfly and moth larva.
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Earwigs hatch in great numbers in earlyspring, before most of their predators-- such as the parasitic tachina fly--become active, and they have a field day dining on young plants.
Marist team members, under the direction of teacher Amber Patterson, were John Anderson, Alyssa Bowden, Joonyoung Chong, Connor Gemmell, Lauren Haga, Jerry Rouleau, Matt Schepergerdes, Allie Sibole, Sam Walters, Tachina Weber and James Weilbrenner.
Also going for the medals are Belgium's Tachina Peeters, France's Marie Deloge, British ladies Lucie Colebeck and Rachel Davies and Russia's Viktoria Danilenko.
Since 2010, Ronisha Vannoy is a NY/NJ Fashion Stylist Who Has Worked with Celebrities Such As: Jennifer Williams, Tachina Arnold, Jessica Caban, and She is also Private Stylist to Author Qwana Reynolds Frasier and The Real Housewives of New Jersey, "Kim Dee."
In 2007, Toth discovered that Schineria had already been used for genus of tachina flies and proposed the replacement genus name Ignatzschineria.
Shout out to Pam from Martin Tachina Arnold you roasted him.