Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Glossina tachinoides



Glossina tachinoides


  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Vector of Animal Disease
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Glossina tachinoides
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Glossina tachinoides Westwood

International Common Names

  • English: tsetse

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Glossinidae
  •                             Genus: Glossina
  •                                 Species: Glossina tachinoides

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Aves (birds)
Bos indicus (zebu)Domesticated hostCattle and Buffaloes|All Stages
Bos taurus (cattle)Domesticated hostCattle and Buffaloes|All Stages
Hippopotamus amphibius
Homo sapiens
Mammalia (mammals)
Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbits)
Ovis aries (sheep)Domesticated hostSheep and Goats|All Stages
Phacochoerus aethiopicus
Reptilia (reptiles)
Sus scrofa (pigs)Domesticated hostPigs|All Stages
Tragelaphus scriptus

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

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Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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