Taxon profile


Zaira Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Tachinidae - Parasitic Flies »  subfamily Exoristinae

Scientific synonyms

Epimeigenia Townsend, 1931
Sitophaga Gistel, 1848
Synorbitalia Thompson, 1968
Thematheca Reinhard, 1961
Vivianoidea Thompson, 1968

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Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Zaira angustifrons (Reinhard, 1930)
species Zaira arrisor (Reinhard, 1959)
species Zaira aurigera (Coquillett, 1895)
species Zaira calosomae (Townsend, 1916)
species Zaira cinerea (Fallén, 1810)
species Zaira duplaris (Reinhard, 1964)
species Zaira eleodivora (Walton, 1918)
species Zaira georgiae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1891)
species Zaira lateralis (Curran, 1925)
species Zaira leechi (Curran, 1932)
species Zaira medeola (Reinhard, 1961)
species Zaira mutabilis (Coquillett, 1904)
species Zaira neomexicana (Townsend, 1892)
species Zaira nocturnalis (Reinhard, 1930)
species Zaira sordicolor (Townsend, 1891)

Links and literature

EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Zaira Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015
EN O'Hara, J.E. (2010): World genera of the Tachinidae (Diptera) and their regional occurrence [] [as Zaira Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2011

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