Definition of Tachina fly

1. Noun. Bristly fly whose larvae live parasitically in caterpillars and other insects; important in control of noxious insects.

Generic synonyms: Fly
Group relationships: Family Tachinidae, Tachinidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tachina Fly

tache blanche
tache cerebrale
tache laiteuse
tache meningeale
tache noire
tacheometer
tacheometers
taches
tachetic
tachhydrite
tachi-seki
tachiai
tachimochi
tachina
tachina fly (current term)
tachinid
tachinids
tachionic
tachism
tachisme
tachismes
tachisms
tachist
tachiste
tachistes
tachistesthesia
tachistoscope
tachistoscopes
tachistoscopic

Literary usage of Tachina fly

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1. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"tachina fly Eggs on a caterpillar, larva, adult, and pupa ; size a little larger than a house fly The white, oval eggs are glued to the body of an insect as ..."

2. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"Thus a tachina fly will lay her eggs on a caterpillar, if she can find one. ... tachina fly Eggs on a caterpillar, larva, adult, and pupa ; size a little ..."

3. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"Thus a tachina fly will lay her eggs on a caterpillar, if she can find one. ... tachina fly Eggs on a caterpillar, larva, adult, and pupa; size a little ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... about two thirds of an inch long. tachina-fly (tâ-kï'ua-fli), и. ... The red-tailed tachina-fly is ... A tachina-fly. taching-end (tach'ing-end), ». ..."

5. Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1878)
"There are doubtless many different species of these Tachina-flies that attack our locusts, but by far the most common is the Anonymous Tachina-fly (T. ..."

6. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"Some observers have seen the yellow-tailed tachina fly (Tachina flavicauda) preying upon the army worm. While developing the caterpillars we succeeded in ..."

7. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"tachina fly Eggs on a caterpillar, larva, adult, and pupa ; size a little larger than a house fly The white, oval eggs are glued to the body of an insect as ..."

8. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"Thus a tachina fly will lay her eggs on a caterpillar, if she can find one. ... tachina fly Eggs on a caterpillar, larva, adult, and pupa ; size a little ..."

9. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"Thus a tachina fly will lay her eggs on a caterpillar, if she can find one. ... tachina fly Eggs on a caterpillar, larva, adult, and pupa; size a little ..."

10. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... about two thirds of an inch long. tachina-fly (tâ-kï'ua-fli), и. ... The red-tailed tachina-fly is ... A tachina-fly. taching-end (tach'ing-end), ». ..."

11. Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1878)
"There are doubtless many different species of these Tachina-flies that attack our locusts, but by far the most common is the Anonymous Tachina-fly (T. ..."

12. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"Some observers have seen the yellow-tailed tachina fly (Tachina flavicauda) preying upon the army worm. While developing the caterpillars we succeeded in ..."

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