Bardistopus papuanum

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Bardistopus papuanum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Flies
Suborder: Aschiza
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Microdontinae
Genus: Bardistopus
Species: B. papuanum
Binomial name
Bardistopus papuanum
Mann, 1920


Bardistropus was established for a Microdon species, which has a greatly elongate basoflagellomere. The species is endemic to the Solomon Islands. While the description states that the species was based on two female types, these are males.



Solomon Islands



  • Mann, W.M. 1920. Ant guests from Fiji and the British Solomon Islands. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 13: 60-69. [1920.04.27]
  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.