Ephydrinae Zetterstedt

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: 432

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EF990EE4-6D69-41DE-A7ED-6C3B5141B106

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BE8C3F-FFAA-FFAE-FF65-FB61579DEF5E

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scientific name

Ephydrinae Zetterstedt
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Key to tribes of Ephydrinae Zetterstedt  from the Saudi Arabia

1. Medial facial area and lower facial margin without setae; facial setae inserted in more or less vertical series, parallel with parafacial. Subcranial cavity small to large..................................................................... 2

- Medial facial area and lower facial margin setose, the latter often with long setae; insertions of facial series of setae convergent above. Subcranial cavity large and cavernous............................................................... 3

2. Presutural or sutural dorsocentral seta inconspicuous or absent...... Dagini Mathis  ( Brachydeutera longipes Hendel, 1913  )

- Presutural or sutural dorsocentral seta present, conspicuous............... Parydrini Wirth & Stone  (genus Parydra Loew  )

3. Postsutural dorsocentral setae 3–4, anterior 3 pairs sometimes very short and weak. Disc of proepisternum with few to many fine setulae............................................ Ephydrini Zetterstedt  ( Ephydra flavipes ( Macquart, 1843)) 

- Postsutural dorsocentral setae 2, both equally strong. Disc of proepisternum usually bare, sometimes with a few fine setulae............................................................ Scatellini Wirth & Stone  (genus Scatophila Becker  )

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae