The immature stages of alophora lepidofera diptera tachinidae a native parasite of lygaeidae hemiptera in australia
Loudon, B.J.; Attia, F.I.
Australian Entomological Magazine 7(5): 61-67
The immature stages of Alophora (Mormonomyia) lepiodfera (Malloch) are described and figured for the 1st time. The caudal spiracles of the 3rd instar larva have structures not previously recorded on those of other tachinids. The life cycle of this parasite is described in part and discussed along with its significance as a lygaeid parasite in Australia.