Sarcophaga (Sarcorohdendorfia) meiofilosia Pape, McKillup and McKillup

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: 167

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Sarcophaga (Sarcorohdendorfia) meiofilosia Pape, McKillup and McKillup
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Sarcophaga (Sarcorohdendorfia) meiofilosia Pape, McKillup and McKillup 

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Sarcophaga meiofilosia Pape, McKillup and McKillup, 2000 

Morphological characters. Ve in R 1 setulose on basal 0.5. Gena with setulae a mix of black and yellow/white. Occiput with at least one row of black setulae behind the ocular setae, with setulae only yellow/white ventrally. Prescutellar acrostichal setae present. Proepisternum uniformly setulose, with setulae mostly yellow/white, however some male specimens have a mix of black and yellow/white. 1 st and 2 nd abdominal sternites with setulae only yellow/white. Body length 5–10 mm.

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

Biology. Sarcophaga meiofilosia  is a parasitoid of specimens of the littoral snail Littoraria filosa  , having shells 4 – <10mm in length (McKillup et al. 2000; Pape et al. 2000; McKillup & McKillup 2002).

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

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