Tachina Flies are generally larger than a house fly with noticeable bristles. There are  many known species in this family of True Flies, over 8,200 worldwide and over 1,300 in North America. Learn more here: TACHINIDS I saw this and others in northern Arizona in a Ponderosa Pine forest area, it is called a Beelike Tachinid Fly.


Tachinids or Tachina flies are a large and diverse family of true flies. True flies are flies that have two sets of wings. One pair to fly and the other pair modified to club-like organs used to balance, called halteres. Tachina flies vary widely in body shape and colors, but all have distinct bristles. They… Read More TACHINIDS