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Exorista larvarum



Exorista larvarum


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

  • Exorista larvarum (Linnaeus)

Other Scientific Names

  • Exorista larvicola (RATZEBURG)
  • Larvaevora larvarum
  • Musca larvarum
  • Tachina larvarum (Linnaeus)
  • Tachina mella Walk.

EPPO code

  • EXORLR (Exorista larvarum)
  • EXORLV (Exorista larvicola)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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


EgyptPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
TunisiaPresentCABI (Undated a)


IndiaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-PunjabPresentCABI (Undated a)
IranPresentCABI (Undated a)
IsraelPresentCABI (Undated a)
JapanPresentCABI (Undated a)
LebanonPresentCABI (Undated a)
TajikistanPresentCABI (Undated a)
TurkeyPresentCABI (Undated a)
TurkmenistanPresentCABI (Undated a)


AustriaPresentCABI (Undated a)
BulgariaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
CzechoslovakiaPresentGreathead (Undated)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentGreathead (Undated)
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresentGreathead (Undated)
DenmarkPresentCABI (Undated a)
FinlandPresentCABI (Undated a)
FrancePresentCABI (Undated a)
GermanyPresentCABI (Undated a)
GreecePresentCABI (Undated a)
HungaryPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ItalyPresentCABI (Undated a)
-SardiniaPresentCABI (Undated a)
MoldovaPresentCABI (Undated a)
NetherlandsPresentCABI (Undated a)
PolandPresentCABI (Undated a)
RomaniaPresentCABI (Undated a)
RussiaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
SpainPresentCABI (Undated a)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI (Undated a)
UkrainePresentCABI (Undated a)
United KingdomPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

CanadaPresentIntroducedGreathead and Greathead (1992)Established
United StatesPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated a)Established
-MassachusettsPresentCABI (Undated a)

Distribution References

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

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

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

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