Sarcophaga (Johnstonimyia) kappa Johnston and Tiegs

Dowton, Mark & Pape, Thomas, 2013, A key to the Australian Sarcophagidae (Diptera) with special emphasis on Sarcophaga (sensu lato), Zootaxa 3680 (1), pp. 148-189: 158

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3680.1.11

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Sarcophaga (Johnstonimyia) kappa Johnston and Tiegs
status

 

Sarcophaga (Johnstonimyia) kappa Johnston and Tiegs 

(Figure 22 a,b,c)

Sarcophaga kappa Johnston and Tiegs, 1921  Sarcophaga illingworthi Parker, 1922 

Morphological characters. Gena with setulae only or mostly yellow/white. Generally, the occiput has setulae only yellow/white. However, some specimens have at least one row of black setulae behind the ocular setae, with setulae only yellow/white ventrally. Prescutellar acrostichal setae present in males, but either absent or present in females. Proepisternum bare and males with long setulae on the hind tibia. 1 st and 2 nd abdominal sternites with setulae only yellow/white. Body length 10–15 mm.

Geographical distribution. Australia (New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia)—AUSTRALASIAN/OCEANIAN.

Biology. Sarcophaga kappa  has been recorded breeding in rotten meat and carrion ( Johnston & Tiegs 1921; Xue et al. 2011) and was collected at decayed-carrion baits by KAM.

Taxonomy. DNAAbout DNA barcode sequences of S. kappa  have been deposited in both GenBank and BOLD.

DNA

Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sarcophagidae

Genus

Sarcophaga

Loc

Sarcophaga (Johnstonimyia) kappa Johnston and Tiegs

Dowton, Mark & Pape, Thomas 2013
2013
Loc

Sarcophaga illingworthi

Parker 1922
1922
Loc

Sarcophaga kappa

Johnston and Tiegs 1921
1921