Dacus (Mellesis) insulosus Drew & Hancock

David, K. J. & Ramani, S., 2019, New species, redescriptions and phylogenetic revision of tribe Dacini (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) from India based on morphological characters, Zootaxa 4551 (2), pp. 101-146: 126

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4551.2.1

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scientific name

Dacus (Mellesis) insulosus Drew & Hancock
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Dacus (Mellesis) insulosus Drew & Hancock 

Dacus (Callantra) insulosus Drew & Hancock, in Drew et al., 1998: 599  ; David & Ramani, 2011:4.

Dacus (Mellesis) insulosus (in Drew & Romig, 2013: 387)  .

Material examined: 1♀, INDIA, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mount Harriet , 25. viii. 1993, Ranganath, H. R. ( UASBAbout UASB)  .

Diagnosis: Female with dorsoventrally flattened, conical oviscape (1.87 mm); eversible membrane 2.11 mm long, spicules on distal end of eversible membrane with 8̄10 sharp projections, the medial one 5̄6 times higher than basal ones ( Fig. 12LView FIGURE 12); aculeus (1.72 mm) broad with three pairs of preapical setae ( Fig. 14LView FIGURE 14).

UASB

University of Agricultural Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tephritidae

Genus

Dacus

Loc

Dacus (Mellesis) insulosus Drew & Hancock

David, K. J. & Ramani, S. 2019

2019
Loc

Dacus (Callantra) insulosus

David, K. J. & Ramani, S. 2011: 4

2011
Loc

Dacus (Mellesis) insulosus

Drew, R. A. I. & Romig, M. C. 2013: 387