Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga) sigma 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: 161

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

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scientific name

Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga) sigma Johnston and Tiegs
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Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga) sigma Johnston and Tiegs 

(Figure 34 a,b,c)

Sarcophaga sigma Johnston and Tiegs, 1921 

Morphological characters. Gena with setulae only black. Occiput with at least one row of black setulae behind the ocular setae, with setulae only yellow/white ventrally. Prescutellar acrostichal setae either absent or present in both sexes. Apical scutellar setae absent in females, but either absent or present in males. Proepisternum bare. 1 st and 2 nd abdominal sternites with short setulae in females. Body length 5–10 mm.

Geographical distribution. Australia (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia)—AUSTRALASIAN/OCEANIAN, ORIENTAL.

Biology. Johnston & Tiegs (1921) bred Sarcophaga sigma  from rotten meat in Brisbane and KAM caught it at decayed-carrion baits.

Taxonomy. DNAAbout DNA barcode sequences of S. sigma  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 (Liosarcophaga) sigma Johnston and Tiegs

Dowton, Mark & Pape, Thomas 2013

2013
Loc

Sarcophaga sigma

Johnston and Tiegs 1921

1921