Stipomorpha wheeleri

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Stipomorpha wheeleri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Flies
Suborder: Aschiza
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Microdontinae
Genus: Stipomorpha
Species: S. wheeleri
Binomial name
Stipomorpha wheeleri
Mann, 1928

Diagnosis

Description

Distribution

Neotropical: Panama

Biology

According to Mann (1928) the pupae from which the type series was reared, were found in nests of Crematogaster (Orthocrema) brevispinosa Mayr subsp. tumulifera Forel in Cordia alliodora Ruiz & Pavon (Boraginaceae). Crematogaster torosa is valid name.

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.
  • Mann, W.M. (1928) A new Microdon from Panama. Psyche 35: 168-170.
  • 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.