Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Occisorini: Prosenosoma Malloch, 1938

Prosenosoma greyi Malloch, 1938 orig. des. [CMNZ].


Characteristics of Prosenosoma include: 1. Body size ± 10mm; 2. Face with deep antennal grooves separated by facial carina; 3. 2nd aristal segment about 3 × long as wide; 4. Proboscis much longer than subcranial cavity in profile; 5. Palpi less than half as long as postpedicel.

Distribution in NZ

South Island: MC, NC.

Species in New Zealand

Prosenosoma greyi Malloch, 1938.

Biology and Hosts

Occurs on river and glacial outwash flats in association with tussock.


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


v1.0. Schnitzler F-R. 2016