■ The Tachinid Times, Issue 25, February 2012

Jim O’Hara, editor
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0C6
Correspondence: james.ohara@canada.ca or oharaje@hotmail.com

This issue of the annual newsletter The Tachinid Times was distributed simultaneously in hardcopy and over the Internet (as a PDF document) in February 2012. It can be viewed here or downloaded as a searchable PDF file with the same pagination as in the original hardcopy edition.

Contents of Issue 25


  • Looking back on 25 issues of The Tachinid Times
    (by Jim O’Hara)
  • On the oviposition of Phorocera grandis (Tachinidae)
    (by Hans-Peter Tschorsnig and Eiko Wagenhoff)
  • Notes on the Tachinidae of Armenia
    (by Theo Zeegers)
  • Eight “alien” tachinids in Europe?
    (by Hans-Peter Tschorsnig, Pierfilippo Cerretti and Theo Zeegers)
  • Thoughts on how Trichopoda pennipes (F.) reached Israel
    (by Cezary Bystrowski)
  • New record of Ectophasia crassipennis (F.) as a parasitoid of Rhynocoris annulatus (L.) in Russia
    (by Evgeniy Aksenenko and Sergey Gaponov)
  • Corrections to “Nomenclatural studies toward a world list of Diptera genus-group names”
    (by Jim O’Hara and Neal Evenhuis)


  • Postdoctoral and Ph.D. positions in insect phylogenetics and evolution of Tachinidae
  • Virtual guide to the New Zealand genera of Tachinidae
  • Checklist of Norwegian Tachinidae
  • Ph.D. thesis defended by Turgut Atay
  • Ph.D. thesis by Laura Depalo

Book Announcement

  • Stephen A Marshall (2012), Flies: the natural history and diversity of Diptera.

Tachinid Bibliography

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