TACHINIDAE: Dexiinae: Vorinii: Calcageria Curran, 1927Calcageria incidens Curran, 1927, orig. des. [CMNZ].
DiagnosisCharacteristics of Calcageria include: 1. Body size 6.5 – 7.5mm; 2. Last section of vein CuA1 half as long as or longer than penultimate section shared with Calcager, Plagiomyia, and Uclesiella; but differs by 3. Vein R1 with dorsal setae; 4. Cell r4+5 open.
Distribution in NZ
North Island: BP, GB, HB, TK, TO, WD; South Island: BR, DN, FD, MB, MC, MK, NN, OL, SI, SL.
Species in New ZealandCalcageria incidens Hutton 1901; C. varians Malloch 1938
Biology and HostsHosts: Ischalis variabilis (Warren 1895) (Geometridae), Chloroclystis sp. (Geometridae), Gellonia djectaria Walker 1860) (Geometridae).
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Calcageria
Accessed: 14 August 2020