TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Occisorini: Bothrophora Schiner, 1868Bothrophora zelebori Schiner, 1868 [= Musca lupina Swederus, 1787], orig. des.
DiagnosisCharacteristics of Bothrophora include: 1. Body size 15 – 20mm; 2. Face with deep antennal grooves separated by facial carina; 3. Bothrophora lupina resembles Protohystricia spp., but is lacking a fringe of hairs on stem vein.
Distribution in NZ
North Island: AK, BP, GB, HB, ND, RI, TO, WI. South Island: BR, KA, MB, NC, NN, SD, WD, WN. (Undescribed species: CO, DN, MC, SL).
Species in New ZealandBothrophora lupina (Swederus, 1787); one undescribed species?.
Biology and HostsUnknown
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Bothrophora
Accessed: 24 January 2020