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Loewia foeda (Meigen, 1824)

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Left lateral view of adult male
Body length: 6.6mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00802
Label:

Depository: Canadian National Collection of Insects
Image by Mehran Saeidi, AAFC

Dorsal view of adult male
Body length: 6.6mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00801
Label:

Depository: Canadian National Collection of Insects
Image by Mehran Saeidi, AAFC

Left lateral view of adult female
Body length: 7.7mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00800
Label:

Depository: Canadian National Collection of Insects
Image by Alan J. Fleming, AAFC

Dorsal view of adult female
Body length: 7.7mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00799
Label:

Depository: Canadian National Collection of Insects
Image by Alan J. Fleming, AAFC

Classification
Insecta: Diptera
Tachinidae
Tachininae
Ernestiini
Loewia foeda

Additional information and links


Distributional, taxonomic and host information for Loewia foeda
Loewia page in Taxonomic and host-parasitoid catalogue of the Tachinidae of America north of Mexico

Reference
Wood, D.M. and Wheeler, A.G., Jr. 1972. First record in North America of the centipede parasite Loewia foeda (Diptera: Tachinidae). Canadian Entomologist 104: 1363–1367.

First published on the Internet on 5 November 2014
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Web page construction by M. Saeidi