TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Occisorini: Graphotachina Malloch, 1938Graphotachina sinuata Malloch, 1938, orig. des. [NZAC].
DiagnosisCharacteristics of Graphotachina include: 1. Body size 8 –10mm; 2. Parafacials with hairs to at most mid-level of pedicel; 3. Eyes haired; 4. vein M strongly looped backwards; 5. OR parafacial at its narrowest point no more than 1/3 of distance between inner margin of eye and antennal insertion.
Distribution in NZ
North Island: TK, WN; South Island: MC, NN.
Species in New ZealandGraphotachina sinuata Malloch, 1938; 2 undescribed spp..
Biology and HostsUnknown
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Graphotachina
Accessed: 26 January 2020