Syrphidae

Thompson, Christian, 2008, A conspectus of New Zealand flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with the description of a new genus and species, Zootaxa 1716, pp. 1-20: 2

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.181009

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Syrphidae
status

 

Key to the genera of New Zealand Syrphidae 

1. Postpronotum bare; head posteriorly strongly concave and closely appressed to thorax so that postprono- tum is partly or entirely hidden ( Fig. 18View FIGURES 17 – 19. 17); male abdomen with tergum 5 visible dorsally ( SYRPHINAE  ) 9

- Postpronotum pilose; head posteriorly less strongly concave so that postpronotum is clearly exposed ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 17 – 19. 17); male abdomen with tergum 5 not visible dorsally ( ERISTALINAE  ).................................................. 2

2. Anterior anepisternum pilose....................................................................................................................... 6

- Anterior anepisternum bare......................................................................................................................... 3

3. Cell R 2 + 3 closed ( Fig. 10View FIGURES 10 – 16)............................................................................................................................. 8

- Cell R 2 + 3 open ( Figs. 11–16View FIGURES 10 – 16)........................................................................................................................ 4

4. Face with a tubercle; vein R 4 + 5 strongly to moderately sinuate; metafemur with basolateral patch of black setulae, without a ventroapical tubercle or carina ..................................................... Helophilus  12 (7) spp.

- Face without a tubercle ( Fig. 24View FIGURES 20 – 26); vein R 4 + 5 straight or only slightly sinuate ( Fig. 11View FIGURES 10 – 16); metafemur without patch of setulae, with ventroapical carina or tubercle................................................................................. 5

5. Wing completely microtrichose; metafemur with a ventroapical tubercle; metepisternum bare .................. ......................................................................................................... Paratropidia  1 sp.; bilineata (Walker) 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae