Gymnomyzinae

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: 419

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Gymnomyzinae
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Key to tribes of Gymnomyzinae  from the Saudi Arabia

1. Foreleg raptorial, with fore femur greatly enlarged and fore tibia ended in a large spur.............................................................................................. Ochtherini  ( Ochthera schembrii Rondani, 1847  )

- Foreleg normal, fore femur slender, fore tibia not ended in a large spur...........................................2.

2. Posterior margin of gena sharply angulate; gena with fine pale setulae...........................................3.

- Posterior margin of postgena meeting occiput at obtuse and broadly rounded angle; postgena usually with coarse black setulae; body shiny to dull.....................................................................................4.

3. Scutellum with 2 pairs of marginal setae; body mostly shiny black............................. Gymnomyzini  , in part

- Scutellum with 3 pairs of marginal setae; body mostly dull, whitish to grayish...................... Hecamedini  , in part

4. Posterior notopleural seta inserted much farther dorsad from notopleural suture than anterior seta....... Hecamedini  , in part

- Anterior and posterior notopleural setae inserted equidistant from notopleural suture ....................... Discocerinini 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae