Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Genotrichia Malloch, 1938

Genotrichia tonnoiri Malloch, 1938, orig. des. [NZAC]


Characteristics of Genotrichia include: 1. Body size ≈ 4mm – 7mm; 2. Anatergite bare (this character shared with Asetulia, Pales, Genotrichia, Montanarturia, Microhystricia, Wattia, Voriini group); 3. Presutural intra-alar seta present; 4. Abdominal tergites separate throughout; 5. Last section of CuA1 over one-third as long than penultimate section; 6. Wing cell r4+5 closed, with a long petiole ending before centre of wing margin.

Distribution in NZ

North Island: TO, WN; South Island: NN, MC.

Species in New Zealand

Genotrichia tonnoiri Malloch, 1938; G. minor Malloch, 1938

Biology and Hosts

Tortrix excessana (Tortricidae).


Schnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Genotrichia
Accessed: 14 August 2020


v1.0. Schnitzler F-R. 2016