TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Occisorini: Calosia Malloch, 1938Zealandotachina (Calosia) binigra Malloch, 1938, orig. des. [type: location unknown]; elevated from subgenus to genus (Dugdale, 1969).
DiagnosisCharacteristics of Calosia include: 1. Body size 4.5mm; 2. Parafacials at narrowest point not wider than postpedicel; 3. Body shiny black; 4.Vein M between bend and DM-Cu more than 1/4 length of section between R-M and DM-Cu.
Distribution in NZ
North Island: BP, ND, TK; South Island: BR, FD, MB, MC, NN.
Species in New ZealandCalosia binigra Malloch 1938; three undescribed spp..
Biology and HostsUnknown
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Calosia
Accessed: 10 August 2020