Stipomorpha litoralis

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Stipomorpha litoralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Flies
Suborder: Aschiza
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Microdontinae
Genus: Stipomorpha
Species: S. litoralis
Binomial name
Stipomorpha litoralis
Papavero, 1964

Diagnosis

Stipomorpha litoralis shares its pilose posterior anepisternum and pilose dorsal part of the katepisternum only with S. lacteipennis. From this species it differs by the lack of a whitish fascia in the wing and by the male genitalia. Notes. According to Thompson et al. (1976) this is a synonym of Microdon triangularis Curran, but that taxon is here treated as a synonym of M. lacteipennis Shannon.

Description

Distribution

Neotropical: Brazil

Biology

REFERENCES

  • Cheng, Xin-Yue; Thompson, F. Christian (2008). "A generic conspectus of the Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) with the description of two new genera from Africa and China" (PDF Adobe Acrobat). Zootaxa. New Zealand: Magnolia Press. 1879: 21–48.
  • Meijere, J.C.H. de 1908. Studien über sudostasiatische Dipteren. III. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 51: 191-332, pls. 7-8. [1908.12.31]
  • Reemer, M. & G. Stahls 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of Microdontinae (Diptera: Syrphidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 38 (4): 661-688.