Melophagus ovinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

NZOR Identifier: d727b556-413f-4a70-9ff8-4c3d8cda07f9

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id 3874c4c6-0e66-4cfe-8ddf-11678fd984cb)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
subphylum
Hexapoda
class
Insecta
subclass
Dicondylia
infraclass
Pterygota
superorder
Neoptera
order
Diptera
suborder
Brachycera
infraorder
Muscomorpha
section
Schizophora
subsection(ICZN)
Calyptratae
superfamily
Hippoboscoidea
family
Hippoboscidae
genus
Melophagus
species
Melophagus ovinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Providers

NZAC
NZIB
Provider Contribution Summary

Biostatus

Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Biome
Terrestrial
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Exotic
Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Exotic

Scientific Name

Authority
Linnaeus
Rank
species
Micro-reference (page)
607
Year
1758
Nomenclatural Comment
livestock parasitoid, Terrestrial, grassland & tussock
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
Yes

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
3874c4c6-0e66-4cfe-8ddf-11678fd984cb
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Melophagus (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Melophagus ovinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
33ead4ee-1219-4a37-93f0-72c86ff4e730
According to
Macfarlane, R.P.; Andrew, I.G.; Berry, J.A.; Johns, P.M.; Hoare, R.J.B.; Lariviere, M-C.; Grenslade, P.; Henderson, R.C.; Smithers, C.N.; Palma, R.L.; Ward, J.B.; Pilgrm, R.L.C.; Towns, D.R.; McLellan, I.; Teulon, D.A.J.; Hitchings, T.R.; Eeastop, V.F.; Martin, N.A.; Fletcher, M.J.; Stufkens, M.A.W.; Dale, P.J.; Burckhardt, D.; Buckley, T.R. 9: Phylum ARTHROPODA subphylum hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.
Preferred Name
Melophagus ovinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
4a344397-88e5-46a3-bda7-77de0b8a11e5
According to
NZAC (2012-) New Zealand Arthropod Collection Names Database - Name based concepts
Has Parent
Melophagus

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
7ee76f64-1964-4541-b653-cb2106f75813
According to
Macfarlane, R. P.; Maddison, P. A.; Andrew, I. G.; Berry, J. A.; Johns, P. M.; Hoare, R. J. B.; Lariviere, M.-C.; Greenslade, P.; Henderson, R. C.; Smithers, C. N.; Palma, R. L.; Ward, J. B.; Pilgrim, R. L. C.; Towns, D. R.; McLellan, I. D.; Teulon, D. A. J.; Hitchings, T. R.; Eastop, V. F.; Martin, N. A.; Fletcher, M. J.; Stufkens, M. A. W.; Dale, P. J.; Burckhardt, D.; Buckley, T. R.; Trewick, S. A. Ch.9: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects. Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.
Preferred Name
Melophagus ovinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
2520be6b-9dae-402f-8ff3-be18c7bf9a60
According to
Scott, R.R.; Emberson, R.M. 1999: Handbook of the New Zealand Insect Names: Common and Scientific Names for Insects and Alllied Organisms. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand 12: 100pp

No subordinate taxa

Application - has vernacular

Full Name
sheep ked
Name Id
c1415ebd-d345-4c58-bcbd-a4d01df1834f
According To
Scott, R.R.; Emberson, R.M. 1999: Handbook of the New Zealand Insect Names: Common and Scientific Names for Insects and Alllied Organisms. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand 12: 100pp
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