Stefano Gioda - Stetocefalo - Trichopoda pennipes

Name: Stefano Gioda – Stetocefalo

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Country: Italy
Title: Trichopoda pennipes
Specie: Trichopoda pennipes

Description: Trichopoda pennipes is a species of brachyceric flies of the Tachinidae family, of the Trichopoda genus, which parasitizes stink bugs, in particular Nezara viridula. It is native to South America, has spread naturally to North America, was introduced to the Australian continent by the food industry as a means of biological control against stink bugs, it accidentally arrived in Europe where it is spreading gradually.

Category: Nature illustration

Technique: Digital illustration
Size: 420 x 297 mm
Year: 2021