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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tachinidae
Subfamily: Tachininae
Tribe: Siphonini
Genus: Aphantorhaphopsis
Townsend, 1926
Type species
Aphantorhaphopsis orientalis
Townsend, 1926
  • Asiphona Mesnil, 1954

Aphantorhaphopsis is a genus of flies in the family Tachinidae.[2][3][4][5] Some consider this to be a subgenus of Siphona, most European workers seem content that this is a genus in its own right.[2][5] They are know from the Palearctic, Afrotropical and Oriental regions.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x O'Hara, James E. (1989). "Systematics of the genus group taxa of the Siphonini (Diptera: Tachinidae).". Quaestiones Entomologicae 25: 1–229. 
  2. ^ a b c Chandler, Peter J. (1998). Checklists of Insects of the British Isles (New Series) Part 1: Diptera. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. New Series 12 (1) (London: Royal Entomological Society of London). pp. 1–234. ISBN 0-901546-82-8. 
  3. ^ Belshaw, Robert (1993). "Tachinid Flies Diptera Tachinidae". Royal Entomological Society Handbooks (Royal Entomological Society of London) 10 (4ai): 170. 
  4. ^ van Emden, F.I. (1954). "Ditera Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Section (a) Tachinidae & Calliphoridae". Royal Entomological Society Handbooks (Royal Entomological Society of London) 10 (4a): 133. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Andersen, Stig (1996). The Siphonini (Diptera: Tachinidae) of Europe. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 33. Leiden: Brill. pp. 1–148. ISBN 90-04-10731-2.