Gymnomyzini

Dawah, Hassan A., Ahmad, Syed K., Abdullah, Mohammed A. & Zatwarnicki, Tadeusz, 2019, An overview of the Ephydridae (Diptera) of Saudi Arabia, Zootaxa 4711 (3), pp. 401-445: 422

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4711.3.1

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scientific name

Gymnomyzini
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Key to genera and subgenera of Gymnomyzini  from the Saudi Arabia

1. Anterior and posterior notopleural setae present ( Athyroglossa Loew  )...........................................2.

- Anterior notopleural seta lacking.........................................................................3.

2. Mesonotal setulae in regular rows; fore femur without posteroventral, spinelike setulae; aristal rays relatively short, length of longest rays about 1/2 or less width of 1st flagellomere (subgenus Parathyroglossa Hendel  ).................................................................................................. Athyroglossa ordinata Becker, 1896 

- Mesonotal setulae in irregular rows; forefemur bearing 3–7, short, posteroventral, spinelike setulae; aristal rays relatively long, length of longest rays equal or greater than half width of 1st flagellomere (Subgenus Athyroglossa Loew  )....................................................................................... Athyroglossa argyrata Hendel, 1931 

3. Face appearing spotted, pitted and pits with silvery gray microtomentum; anterior surface of midfemur rounded, bare of microtomentum, shiny; fore femur with posteroventral margin produced ventrally to a pointed ridge bearing setae............................................................................ Chlorichaeta orba Mathis & Zatwarnicki, 1993 

- Face microsculptured but either bare or microtomentum in vertical stripes, unspotted; mid femur with anterior surface flat, densely microtomentose, microtomentum silvery white; fore femur bearing row of stout setae along apical half of posteroventral margin, these not arising from a pointed ridge................................... Mosillus beckeri ( Cresson, 1925) 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae