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So refined this Fly lays her eggs

The Tachininae-Fly lays its eggs on other insects such as caterpillars. As soon as the Made the Tachininae-slips Fly, and it eats the insect. It then feeds on the tissue of their involuntary host. The Made is particularly refined: you eat first, the non-vital organs, to kill the insect immediately. So you can eat a particularly long time from your host.

Sooner or later, the affected insect dies due to the injuries, however, and the Grub begins to eat the body of their host. As soon as the Grub is free, it begins to pupate. After a few days, a young Fly, which mating opens the hatch then.

No risk to people

The more than 8000 species of Tachininae are flying in almost all temperate zones of the world to find. For people you are not safe, because they lay their eggs on it. On the contrary, in East Asia they are used for Pest control, since they need no specific hosts, and among these is the larva of a local corn zünslerart infested. (ssz)

Created: 05.11.2019, 22:29 PM

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