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Siphona cristata (Fabricius, 1805)

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Left lateral view of adult male
Body length: 3.7mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00136
Label:


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

Dorsal view of adult male
Body length: 3.7mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00137
Label:


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

Left lateral view of adult female
Body length: 4.5mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00138
Label:

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

Dorsal view of adult female
Body length: 4.5mm
Specimen identifier number: TachImage-00139
Label:

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

Classification
Insecta: Diptera
Tachinidae
Tachininae
Siphonini
Siphona cristata

Additional information and links


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

References
O'Hara, J.E. 1983. Classification, phylogeny and zoogeography of the North American species of Siphona Meigen (Diptera: Tachinidae). Quaestiones Entomologicae 18 (1982): 261–380.
O'Hara, J.E. 1989. Systematics of the genus group taxa of the Siphonini (Diptera: Tachinidae). Quaestiones Entomologicae 25: 1–229.

Other Siphona images in TachImage Gallery
Siphona (Baeomyia) xanthogaster (O'Hara)
Siphona (Siphona) intrudens (Curran)
Siphona (Siphona) lutea (Townsend)

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Last update: 22 October 2014
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