Brown Phasiin Fly
Long Tongue Dexiin Fly I  
Golden-blue Tachinid Fly
Golden-brown Tachinid Fly 
Thin Long Legs Fly
Metallic Green Hairy Fly
Golden Tachinid Fly I
Golden Tachinid Fly II
Grey Tachinid Fly I
Blue Hairy Tachinid Fly
Black Hairy Tachinid Fly
Hairy-eyed Grey Tachinid
Processionary Cat. Para.
Grey Tachinid Fly II
Grey Tachinid Fly III
Grey Tachinid Fly IV
Grey Hairy Tachinid Fly
S. Grey Hairy Tachinid Fly
Grey Tachinid Fly V
Grey Tachinid Fly VI


Sawfly Larvae Parasitic Fly - ? sp.

Family Tachinidae

This page contains pictures and information about Tachinid Flies Subfamily Tachininae that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 10mm.
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This fly was checking a group of sawfly larvae. The fly has the grey thorax and brownish-yellow abdomen.
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The above pictures show a Tachinid Fly checking the Leaf Beetle Larvae and about to lay eggs on the larvae. The white eggs of the fly are attached on the body of the larva. The egg hatches into maggot and bores into the body of the Leaf Beetle larva, develops inside and kill the larva. 
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Last updated: December 25, 2012.