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Although i am sure Tachinid fly’s are very good at killing detrimental caterpillars in your garden they are also very good at killing monarch butterfly caterpillars. In fact they are counted as 1 of the top 7 common monarch diseases and parasites of monarchs. I just had 2 of my monarch caterpillars dye from these fly’s last night. 🙁 More information check out this link http://monarchbutterflygarden.net/common-monarch-diseases-prevention/ or http://www.cranialborborygmus.com/tachinid-flies-are-killing-my-monarch-caterpillars.htm thank you