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Tachinid Flies

There are more than 1300 species of flies in the Tachinidae Family of flies. Many are just called Tachinid Flies. Most are parasitoids of other insects. The most common hosts are caterpillars. The closeups look like some in a really bad B horror movie.
Cylindromyia is a Parasitic Fly that is commonly called a Tachinid fly, It preys on  True bugs (Heteroptera). - grid24_12
Cylindromyia is a Parasitic Fly that is commonly called a Tachinid fly, It preys on True bugs (Heteroptera).
a form of Tachinidae, maybe Gonia fly working the flowers of Arctostaphylos standfordiana
A form of Tachinidae, maybe Gonia fly working the flowers of Arctostaphylos standfordiana
early tachinid fly lloks like a horror move
Probably Epalpus signifer, Early Tachinid Fly