Meroplius Rondani, 1874

Ozerov, A. L., 2018, Contribution to the fauna of the genus Meroplius Rondani, 1874 (Diptera, Sepsidae) of the Australasian / Oceanian region, Zootaxa 4438 (1), pp. 195-200: 195

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.13

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scientific name

Meroplius Rondani, 1874
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Genus Meroplius Rondani, 1874 

Meroplius Rondani, 1874: 175  . Gender: masculine. Type-species: Nemopoda stercoraria Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830  [= Sepsis minuta Wiedemann, 1830  ], by original designation.

Parameroplius Duda, 1920: 37  (as Meroplius  subgen.). Gender: masculine. Type species: Sepsis fasciculata Brunetti, 1910  , by monotypy.

Diagnosis. Head with fronto-orbital, outer and inner vertical setae, also with 1 vibrissa only (sometimes small). Antennal

arista bare. Thorax without postmetacoxal bridge: posteroventral area of thorax posterior and dorsal to hind coxae

(between metepimera) membranous. Fore coxa without an osmeterium. Mid coxa bare, without strong seta in dorsal 1/2.

Male fore femur with 2 black spines posteriorly ( Figs 1, 2 View Figure , 9, 10 View Figure ). Male hind tibia with an osmeterium anterodorsally.

Wing with bm and br cells unfused, without black macula near apex of vein R 2+3. Male abdominal sternite 4 modified

( Figs 3, 4 View Figure , 11 View Figure ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sepsidae

Loc

Meroplius Rondani, 1874

Ozerov, A. L. 2018

2018
Loc

Parameroplius

Duda 1920: 37

1920
Loc

Sepsis fasciculata

Brunetti 1910

1910
Loc

Meroplius

Rondani 1874: 175

1874
Loc

Meroplius

Rondani 1874

1874
Loc

Nemopoda stercoraria

Robineau-Desvoidy 1830

1830
Loc

Sepsis minuta

Wiedemann 1830

1830