Phyllophilopsis sp. (Panama)

Phyllophilopsis sp. (Panama)
Determination by Monty Wood.

Bibiomima handlirschi

Bibiomima handlirschi
One of my favourite flies from my recent NHM visits is the amazingly marked Bibiomima handlirschi, a rare phasiine tachinid from Central & South America. This specimen was taken in the Panama Canal Zone in 1913.

Some new Pantophthalmus specimens

Some new Pantophthalmus specimens
Today I had the very great pleasure to open the latest parcel of interesting flies – this time from Martin Hauser, in California. Martin had sent a nice selection of North & South American tachinids along with 3 pantophthalmids. The tachinids are superb but I will post more about them later – today I concentrated ...