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Tachinid Flies

More tiny Tachinids, this time probably Phasia pusilla (Diptera: Tachinidae), also on knapweed (Centaurea sp).  The larvae of this species parasitize various heteropteran bugs, several species of which are common in the long grass here.

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-05-30.

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