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Definition of the noun tachinidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. parasites on other insects
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Tachinidae: family Tachinidae
    • more generic term: arthropod family = any of the arthropods
    • member of: Diptera / order Diptera = a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths
    • member: tachina fly = bristly fly whose larvae live parasitically in caterpillars and other insects

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Google previewArthropod and Nematode Parasites, Parasitoids, and Predators of Acrididae in America North of Mexico (1973)

by Norman E. Rees

Tachinidae The Tachinidae is a large economically important, cosmopolitan family, which apparently contains more species than any...

Google previewIssues in Life Sciences: Acarology, Arachnology, and Entomology: 2011 Edition (2012)

Tachinidae is a very large dipteran family, endoparasitism of insects being its primary biological characteristic,” researchers in Spain report. “Despite the common feeding habit of the adults on flowers or honey dew, findings of tachinids on ...

Google previewHow to Know the Insects (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Tachinidae is a large and rather variable family of true flies within the insect order Diptera, with more than 8,200 known species and many more to be discovered.

Google previewOutlines of Entomology (2013)

by R. G. Davies

the large family Tachinidae is the predominant parasitoidal group, but the habit occurs in other families such as the Sarcophagidae, Nemestrinidae, Pipunculidae and Cyrtidae. All members of the small and aberrant order Strepsiptera can ...

Google previewIntroductory Plant Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Tachinidae is a large and rather variable family of true flies within the insect order Diptera, ...

Google previewSystematics in Support of Biological Research (1970)

The Tachinidae is the major family of parasitic flies important in the control of caterpillars and a wide variety of other insect pests. It contains l,28l known species in America north of Mexico. In North America there are three active specialists, ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Department of Agriculture and Food (1908)

by Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture and Food

The family Tachinidae is a large one, Fig. 45. In it we have Histricia vi'vz'da, Harris, a showy bustling insect, with a rounded, red abdomen, set with black bristles. It is common and well known. \ Another fine insect in the same family is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pest Management (2002)

by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

Table 1 Comparisons of biological control introductions with old and new association control agents utilizing Tachinidae, Braconidae, and Eulopidae Proportion (%) of successes of all "Indicates how many more individuals on average of old ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

parasitic flies See TACHINIDAE. parasitic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

TACHINA FLIES See Tachinidae. TACHINIDAE Plural Noun. Parasite Flies; Tachinid Flies; Tachina ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Black flies, Buffalo gnats Strationyiidae Soldier flies Syrphidae Flower flies, hover flies, syrphids Tabanidae Horseflies, deerflies Tachinidae Tachinid flies Tipulidae Crane flies (daddy-longlegs) Trypetidae Fruit flies DIRAM FUNGICIDE.

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

A species of the insect order Diptera in the group Tachinidae, a parasite of the wasps Belonogaster, Icaria, Polistes and Ropalidida ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

In some Diptera, especially Tachinidae, the anterior region of the mediotergite differentiated as a convex, transverse ridge or lobe; often called postscutellum. subsocial n. [L. sub, under ...

Google previewThe New Standard Encyclopedia (1903)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Tachinidae, a family of Brachelytra, now merged in Staphylinidae; small, excessively agile beetles of convex tapering form, with pentamerous tarsi. They frequent flowers. Tachinus, in entomology, a genus of Staphylinidae, with antennae ...

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