Sarcophaga (Sarcorohdendorfia) bidentata (Lopes)

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: 164

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Sarcophaga (Sarcorohdendorfia) bidentata (Lopes)


Sarcophaga (Sarcorohdendorfia) bidentata (Lopes) 

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Tricholioproctia bidentata Lopes, 1953 

Morphological characters. Gena and occiput with setulae only yellow/white. Prescutellar acrostichal setae present in males but absent in females. Proepisternum uniformly setulose, with setulae only yellow/white. Males with long setulae on the hind tibia. 1 st and 2 nd abdominal sternites with setulae only yellow/white. In males, median patch of dense setae present at the base of the 4 th abdominal sternite. Body length 10–15 mm.

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

Biology. Sarcophaga bidentata  has been collected at decayed-carrion baits by KAM.

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


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