Ebenia sp. ??? (French Guiana)

Ebenia sp. ??? (French Guiana)
Recently I have found quite a few small, black tachinids with a very plumose arista. Some are entirely black and others are a little dusted but they all have the anterior katepisternal bristle directly ventral to the pleural suture, which is a very unusual feature and suggests to me that if they aren’t Ebenia (a ...

Ebenia sp. (pe-taxon #28)

Ebenia sp. (pe-taxon #28)
This is a small, black tachinid with plumose antennae, suggesting Dexiinae. These are photos of both the male and the female. EDIT (04/10/2010): This keys very confidently to Ebenia and looks very similar to one identified by Monty. This genus has been reared from chrysomelid beetles.

fg-taxon #82 (Ebenia sp.)

fg-taxon #82 (Ebenia sp.)
This is a bit of an oddity and might actually be a rhinophorid – it has a fairly complete subscutellum; diverging calyptrae and a small, roundish head. But it’s hard to guess what neotropical rhinophorids look like. EDIT (Monty Wood 26/9/2010): This is an Ebenia sp.