TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Occisorini: Prosenosoma Malloch, 1938Prosenosoma greyi Malloch, 1938 orig. des. [CMNZ].
DiagnosisCharacteristics 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 ZealandProsenosoma greyi Malloch, 1938.
Biology and HostsOccurs on river and glacial outwash flats in association with tussock.
CitationSchnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Prosenosoma
Accessed: 24 January 2020