Indascia spathulata

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Indascia spathulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Flies
Suborder: Aschiza
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Microdontinae
Genus: Indascia
Species: I. spathulata
Binomial name
Indascia spathulata
Reemer, 2013


Within Indascia, this species only shares the presence of an appendix on vein R 4 + 5 with Indascia gigantica sp. n. From that species, Indascia spathulata differs by tergite 2 being more than twice as long as wide, and the basoflagellomere being 5 times as long as wide.






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  • Keiser, F. 1952. Syrphidae (Dipt.) von Sumba, Sumbawa, Flores und Timor. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Sumba-Expedition des Museums fur Volkerkunde und des Naturhistorischen Museums in Basel, 1949. Verh. Naturf. Ges. Basel 63: 153-175.