Tachinid flies - Diptera: Tachinidae
RES Handbooks for the identification of British Insects. Volume 10 part 4a(i).
Robert Bekshaw, 1993, 169pp.
An identification key is provided for the adults of British Tachinidae (Diptera). A summary of the biology and distribution of each species is given, including a list of British host records. The natural history of the family is reviewed briefly, with emphasis placed on the reproductive strategies and interactions with the host. A check list includes all old generic and specific names used in the British literature since 1928.