Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Exorista japonica



Exorista japonica


  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Exorista japonica
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Adult E. japonica.
CaptionAdult E. japonica.
Adult E. japonica.
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Exorista japonica (Townsend)

Other Scientific Names

  • Eutachina japonica
  • Tachina japonica

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Tachinidae
  •                             Genus: Exorista
  •                                 Species: Exorista japonica

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


ChinaPresentCABI (Undated)
-LiaoningPresentTschorsnig (1997)
JapanPresent, LocalizedCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-HokkaidoPresentTschorsnig (1997)
-HonshuPresentGreathead (Undated)
South KoreaPresentTschorsnig (1997)

North America

United StatesPresentCABI (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Tschorsnig H P, 1997. Tachinidae (Diptera) recorded from the Swiss National Park and adjacent areas, collected by Fred Keiser. (Raupenfliegen (Diptera, Tachinidae) aus dem schweizerischen Nationalpark und seiner Umgebung, gesammelt von Fred Keiser.). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft. 70 (1/2), 101-116.

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