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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Brachycera
Infraordo: Muscomorpha
Sectio: Schizophora
Subsectio: Calyptratae
Superfamilia: Oestroidea

Familia: Tachinidae
Genus: Zaira
Species: Z. adscripta

Zaira Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830
Primary references

Zaira is a genus of parasitic flies in the family Tachinidae.[4][5][6] Larvae are parasitoids of adult beetles.[7]

Zaira adscripta (Wulp, 1890)[8]
Zaira angustifrons (Reinhard, 1930)
Zaira argentina (Townsend, 1931)
Zaira arrisor (Reinhard, 1959)
Zaira aurigera (Coquillett, 1895)
Zaira calosomae (Townsend, 1916)
Zaira cinerea (Fallén, 1810)
Zaira duplaris (Reinhard, 1964)
Zaira eleodivora (Walton, 1918)
Zaira flavipes (Thompson, 1968)
Zaira georgiae (Brauer & von Bergenstamm, 1891)[9]
Zaira grisea (Thompson, 1968)
Zaira lateralis (Curran, 1925)
Zaira leechi (Curran, 1932)
Zaira medeola (Reinhard, 1961)
Zaira mutabilis (Coquillett, 1904)
Zaira neomexicana (Townsend, 1892)
Zaira nocturnalis (Reinhard, 1930)
Zaira nubecula (Wulp, 1890)[8]
Zaira robusta (Wulp, 1890)[8]
Zaira sordicolor (Townsend, 1891)
Zaira sordida (Walker, 1853)[10]
Zaira sublucens (Wulp, 1890)[8]


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O'Hara, James E.; Wood, D. Monty (28 January 2004). "Checklist Of The Tachinidae (Diptera) Of America North Of Mexico" (PDF). Nicaragua: Biodiversidad de Nicaragua. pp. 1–42.
James E. O'Hara, Hiroshi Shima, & Chuntian Zhang. "Annotated Catalogue of the Tachinidae (Insecta: Diptera) of China." Zootaxa 2190 (2009): 1-236.
Wood, D. M. (1985). "A Taxonomic Conspectus of the Blondeliini of North and Central America and the West Indies (Diptera: Tachinidae)". Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. 117 (S132): 3–130. doi:10.4039/entm117132fv.
Wulp, F. M. van der (1890). "Family Muscidae". Biologia Centrali-Americana :zoology, Botany and Archaeology. 2: 186–204. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
Brauer, F.; Bergenstamm, J. E. von (1891). "Die Zweiflugler des Kaiserlichen Museums zu Wien. V. Vorarbeiten zu einer Monographie der Muscaria Schizometopa (exclusive Anthomyidae)". F. Tempsky, Wien: 142.
Walker, Frances (1853). Diptera. Part IV, pp. 253-474, pls. 7-8. In [Saunders, W. W. (ed.)], Insecta Saundersiana: or characters of undescribed insects in the collection of William Wilson Sauders, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c. Vol. 1. London: Van Voorst. pp. 1–474.

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