Lamprolonchaea

Blacket, Mark J. & Malipatil, Mallik B., 2010, Redescription of the Australian metallic-green tomato fly, Lamprolonchaea brouniana (Bezzi) (Diptera: Lonchaeidae), with notes on the Australian Lamprolonchaea fauna, Zootaxa 2670, pp. 31-51: 48

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.199123

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C6F713-FFAB-0A4C-FF71-FF07FA1DFDA7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lamprolonchaea
status

 

Key to Australian Lamprolonchaea  species

1 Frons shiny-black and covered in irregular punctures (rugose) ( Figs. 45–46View FIGURES 45 – 50); body length 3.5–4.5 mm ...................... .............................................................. L. brouniana Bezzi, 1919  (syn. L. splendida Broun  & L. rugosifrons Bezzi  )

- Frons dull or shiny-black, smooth without punctures; body length <3.5 mm .............................................................. 2

2 Body rich emerald-green colour; frons dull-black; calypters brown; wings dark brown, veins brown; legs brown, metatarsi pale-brown proximally ............................................................................................. L. badiceps MacAlpine 

- Body highly polished golden-green / bronzy-blue coloured; frons dull or shiny-black; calypters white / cream; wings clear, veins yellow; legs brown / black, metatarsi yellow proximally .......................................................................... 3

3 Body golden-green; frons shiny-black ( Fig. 47View FIGURES 45 – 50); phallus elongated G-shaped; (Western Australia)............................. ....................................................................................................................................................... L. fulgida  McAlpine

- Body golden-green and bronzy-blue in colour; frons dull-black ( Figs. 49–50View FIGURES 45 – 50); phallus simple C-shaped.................... .............................................................................. L. smaragdi  Walker (syn. L. aurea Maquart  & L. splendida Loew  )

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Lonchaeidae