TACHINIDAE: Phasiinae: Phasiini: Phasia Latreille, 1804Conops subcoleoptratus Linnaeus, 1767, subs. des. Latreille, 1805 [?].
DiagnosisCharacteristics of Phasia include: 1. Body size 3 – 8mm; 2. Subscutellum very prominent and visible from above (this character easily distinguishes Phasia from all other genera in NZ).
Distribution in NZ
North Island: CL, HB, WI, WN; South Island: CO, DN, MC. (The genus has a worldwide distribution).
Species in New ZealandPhasia campbelli (Miller, 1923).(= Campbellia cockaynei Miller, 1923; = Hyalomyia lancifera Malloch, 1930).
Biology and HostsNysius huttoni White, 1878 (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Phasia
Accessed: 24 January 2020