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

Included taxa

Number of records: 23

subgenus Actinocrocuta Townsend, 1935
subgenus Aphantorhapha Townsend, 1919
subgenus Baeomyia O'Hara, 1984
subgenus Ceranthia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830
subgenus Jimimyia Evenhuis, Pont & Whitmore, 2015
subgenus Pseudosiphona Townsend, 1916
subgenus Siphona Meigen, 1803
subgenus Siphonopsis Townsend, 1916
subgenus Uruactia Townsend, 1927

Unplaced taxa

species Siphona fera Mesnil, 1954
species Siphona gedeana van der Wulp, 1896
species Siphona laticornis (Malloch, 1930).
species Siphona nigronitens Mesnil, 1954
species Siphona panamensis (Curran, 1933)
species Siphona perispoliata (Mesnil, 1953)
species Siphona picturata (Mesnil, 1977)
species Siphona pudica Mesnil, 1954
species Siphona pulla (Reinhard, 1975)
species Siphona selecta (Pandellé, 1894)
species Siphona siphonoides (Strobl, 1898)
species Siphona speciosa Mesnil, 1954
species Siphona verralli (Wainwright, 1928)
species Siphona xanthosoma Mesnil, 1954

Links and literature

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
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

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