Taxon profile


Siphona Meigen, 1803

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

Scientific synonyms

Bucentes Latreille, 1809
Crocuta Meigen, 1800
Phantasiosiphona Townsend, 1915

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Included taxa

Number of records: 30

subgenus Actinocrocuta Townsend, 1935
subgenus Aphantorhapha Townsend, 1919
subgenus Baeomyia O'Hara, 1984
subgenus Ceranthia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830
subgenus Pseudosiphona Townsend, 1916
subgenus Siphona Meigen, 1803
subgenus Siphonopsis Townsend, 1916
species Siphona boreata Mesnil, 1960
species Siphona collini Mesnil, 1960
species Siphona confusa Mesnil, 1961
species Siphona cristata (Fabricius, 1805)
species Siphona flavifrons Staeger, 1849

Siphona flavifrons

species Siphona flavipes (Coquillett, 1897)
species Siphona geniculata (DeGeer, 1776)

Siphona geniculata

species Siphona grandistylum Pandellé, 1894
species Siphona hokkaidensis Mesnil, 1957
species Siphona hungarica Andersen, 1984
species Siphona immaculata Andersen, 1996
species Siphona ingerae Andersen, 1982
species Siphona maculata Stæger, 1849

Siphona maculata

species Siphona maderensis Smit & Zeegers, 2002
species Siphona nigricans (Villeneuve, 1930)
species Siphona paludosa Mesnil, 1960
species Siphona pauciseta Rondani, 1865
species Siphona pilistyla Andersen, 1996
species Siphona rossica Mesnil, 1961
species Siphona setosa Mesnil, 1960
species Siphona seyrigi Mesnil, 1960
species Siphona subarctica Andersen, 1996
species Siphona variata Andersen, 1982

Links and literature

EN O'Hara, J.E. (2010): World genera of the Tachinidae (Diptera) and their regional occurrence [] [as Siphona Meigen, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2011
EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Siphona Meigen, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015

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