TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Genotrichia Malloch, 1938Genotrichia tonnoiri Malloch, 1938, orig. des. [NZAC]
DiagnosisCharacteristics 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 ZealandGenotrichia tonnoiri Malloch, 1938; G. minor Malloch, 1938
Biology and HostsTortrix excessana (Tortricidae).
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Genotrichia
Accessed: 24 January 2020