TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Calotachina Malloch, 1938Calotachina tricolor Malloch, 1938, orig. des. [NZAC].
DiagnosisCharacteristics of Calotachina include: 1. Body size 13mm; 2. Anatergite bare (this character shared with Asetulia, Pales, Genotrichia, Montanarturia, Microhystricia, Wattia, Voriini group); 3. Wing membrane pigmented at R-M, DM-Cu and post angular section of M; 4. Cell r4+5 open; 5. 1st aristomere much shorter than 2nd, 2nd aristomere about as long as 3rd.
Distribution in NZ
North Island: ND; South Island: CO, DN, MB, MC, MK, NC, NN, SI.
Species in New ZealandCalotachina tricolor Malloch, 1938
Biology and HostsUnknown
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Calotachina
Accessed: 14 August 2020