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World Genera of the Tachinidae
The document offered here is a listing of the tachinid genera of the world with their regional occurrence. It was compiled from the generic names and distributions given in the most recent regional catalogues, as listed here, and brought up-to-date using information from subsequently published papers. This document was first published on the Internet as Version 1.0 on 23 February 2005, then as Version 2.0 on 20 July 2006, as Version 3.0 on 22 November 2007, as Version 4.0 on 31 December 2008, as Version 5.0 on 5 August 2010, as Version 6.0 on 23 December 2011, and the present Version 7 was published online on 10 December 2012. Version 7.0 includes some corrections to the fifth version and new information published since that version.
Regional & country catalogues
This document can be cited as follows:
Cantrell, B.K. and Crosskey, R.W. 1989. Family Tachinidae. Pp. 733–784. In Evenhuis, N.L., ed., Catalog of the Diptera of the Australasian and Oceanian Regions. Bishop Museum Special Publication 86. Bishop Museum Press and E.J. Brill. 1155 pp.
Crosskey, R.W. 1976. A taxonomic conspectus of the Tachinidae (Diptera) of the Oriental Region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology Supplement 26. 357 pp.
Crosskey, R.W. 1977. Family Tachinidae. Pp. 586–697. In Delfinado, M.D. and Hardy, D.E., eds., A catalog of the Diptera of the Oriental Region. Volume III. Suborder Cyclorrhapha (excluding Division Aschiza). University Press of Hawaii, Honolulu. 854 pp.
Crosskey, R.W. 1980. Family Tachinidae. Pp. 822–882. In Crosskey, R.W., ed., Catalogue of the Diptera of the Afrotropical Region. British Museum (Natural History), London. 1437 pp.
Guimarães, J.H. 1971. Family Tachinidae (Larvaevoridae). A catalogue of the Diptera of the Americas south of the United States. São Paulo. Vol. 104, 333 pp.
Herting, B. and Dely-Draskovits, Á. 1993. Family Tachinidae. Pp. 118–458. In Soós, Á. and Papp, L., eds., Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera. Volume 13. Anthomyiidae – Tachinidae. Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. 624 pp.
O’Hara, J.E., Shima, H. and Zhang C.-T. 2009. Annotated catalogue of the Tachinidae (Insecta: Diptera) of China. Zootaxa 2190. 236 pp.
O’Hara, J.E. and Wood, D.M. 2004. Catalogue of the Tachinidae (Diptera) of America north of Mexico. Memoirs on Entomology, International 18. 410 pp.