tachina fly definition

  • noun:
    • some of several bristly, frequently grayish dipterous flies associated with the family Tachinidae, the larvae which tend to be parasitic on caterpillars as well as other pests. Also known as tachinid.
    • bristly fly whoever larvae live parasitically in caterpillars also pests; important in control of noxious bugs

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