Bengalia Robineau-Desvoidy

Rognes, Knut, 2011, Revision of the Bengalia spinifemorata species-group (Diptera, Calliphoridae), Zootaxa 2835, pp. 1-29: 4

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.277348

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1B34E672-8871-FFDE-FF35-FE53554D4049

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scientific name

Bengalia Robineau-Desvoidy
status

 

Genus Bengalia Robineau-Desvoidy  

Bengalia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 425   . Type species: Bengalia testacea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830   , by designation of Duponchel (1842: 542) (= Musca torosa Wiedemann, 1819   ).

Sindhigalia Lehrer, 2006: 13   . Type species: Ochromyia jejutora Lehrer, 2005   (= Musca torosa Wiedemann, 1819   ), by original designation. Syn. nov.

Anshuniana Lehrer, 2010: 28. Nomen nudum. No taxonomic characters. Syn. nov.

Anshuniana Lehrer & Wei, 2010: 23. Type species: Bengalia fani Feng & Wei, 1998   , by original designation. Syn. nov.

Other generic synonyms are listed by James (1977), Pont (1980) and Rognes (2006, 2009a).

The genus Bengalia   has been characterised by several authors, including Bezzi (1911, 1913), Surcouf (1920), Malloch (1927), Senior-White et al. (1940), Zumpt (1956), and Lehrer (2005, as Bengaliidae), and its defining character states need not be repeated here. A phylogenetic analysis of its systematic position is given by Rognes (1997) and a discussion of Lehrer’s work on the genus is given by Rognes (2006, 2009b).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Calliphoridae

Loc

Bengalia Robineau-Desvoidy

Rognes, Knut 2011
2011
Loc

Sindhigalia

Lehrer 2006: 13
2006
Loc

Bengalia

Duponchel 1842: 542
Robineau-Desvoidy 1830: 425
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