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Taxonavigation: Ephydroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
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: Acalyptrata
Superfamilia: Ephydroidea

Familia: Drosophilidae
Subfamily: Drosophilinae
Tribus: Drosophilini
Genus: Zaprionus
Subgenera: Z. (Zaprionus)

Overview of species[edit]

Z. tuberculatus


  • Malloch, J.R. 1932: A new species of the genus Zaprionus, Coq. (Diptera, Drosophilidae). Stylops, 1(1): 10–11. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1932.tb01328.x
  • Yassin, A.; David, J.R. 2010: Revision of the Afrotropical species of Zaprionus (Diptera, Drosophilidae), with descriptions of two new species and notes on internal reproductive structures and immature stages. ZooKeys, 51: 33–72. ISSN: 1313-2970 (online) ISSN: 1313-2989 (print) DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.51.380

  • Yassin A (2008) Molecular and morphometrical revision of the Zaprionus tuberculatus species subgroup (Diptera: Drosophilidae), with descriptions of two cryptic species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101: 978–988.
  • Yassin A, David JR (in press) Phylogenetic biogeography of Afrotropical Drosophilidae. In: Gailis M, Kalniòð S (Eds) Biogeography. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA.
  • Yassin A, Araripe LO, Capy P, Da Lage JL, Klaczko LB, Maisonhaute C, Ogereau D, David JR (2008a) Grafting the molecular phylogenetic tree with morphological branches to reconstruct the evolutionary history of the genus Zaprionus (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 47: 903–915.
  • Yassin A, Capy P, Madi-Ravazzi L, Ogereau D, David JR (2008b) DNA barcode discovers two cryptic species and two geographical radiations in the invasive drosophilid Zaprionus indianus. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 491–501.
  • Yassin A, Borai F, Capy P, David JR, Elias E, Riad SA, Shalaby HG, Serour S, Abou-Youssef AY (2009) Evolutionary genetics of Zaprionus. II. Mitochondrial DNA and chromosomal variation of the invasive drosophilid Zaprionus indianus in Egypt. Mitochondrial DNA 20: 34–40.
  • Yassin A, Da Lage JL, David JR, Kondo M, Madi-Ravazzi L, Prigent S, Toda MJ (2010) Polyphyly of the Zaprionus genus group (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 335–339.
  • Yassin A, Amabis JM, Da Lage JL, Debiais-Th ibaud M, David JR (in press) On the relationship between Zaprionus spinipilus Chassagnard & McEvey and Z. vittiger Coquillett, the type species of the genus Zaprionus (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Annales de la Société entomologique de France.