Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Exorista bombycis



Exorista bombycis


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

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Adult E. bombycis.
CaptionAdult E. bombycis.
CopyrightDenver Museum of Natural History
Adult E. bombycis.
AdultAdult E. bombycis.Denver Museum of Natural History


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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Exorista bombycis

Other Scientific Names

  • Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann)
  • Tricholyga sorbillans (Wiedemann)

EPPO code

  • EXORSO (Exorista sorbillans)
  • TRILSO (Tricholyga sorbillans)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

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 BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Kumar J B N, Vinod Kumar, Sivaprasad V, 2015. Record of a new hyper-parasitoid, Trichomalopsis sp. (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of silkworm uzi fly, Exorista bombycis (Louis) from Karnataka. Current Biotica. 8 (4), 411-412.

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