Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

TACHINIDAE: Tachininae: Occisorini: Zealandotachina Malloch, 1938

Macquartia subtilis Hutton, 1901, orig. des. [CMNZ].


Characteristics of Zealandotachina include: 1.Body size 4 – 10mm; 2. Parafacials bare or haired to about lower level of eye; 3. Parafacials at narrowest point not wider than postpedicel; 4. 2nd aristal segment as long as wide.

Distribution in NZ

North Island: AK CL, ND, TK, TO, WA, WN, WO. South Island: BR, CO, DN, FD, MB, MC, MK, NN, OL, SI, SL, WD.

Species in New Zealand

Zealandotachina infuscate Malloch, 1938; Z. lamellata Malloch, 1938; Z. latifrons Malloch, 1938; Z. nigrifemorata Malloch, 1938; Z. quadriseta Malloch, 1938; Z. quadrivittata Malloch, 1938; Z. setigera Malloch, 1938; Z. subtilis (Hutton, 1901); Z. tenuis Malloch, 1938; Z. varipes Malloch, 1938.

Biology and Hosts



Schnitzler F-R 2016. Tachinidae of New Zealand. Genus Zealandotachina
Accessed: 10 August 2020


v1.0. Schnitzler F-R. 2016