Calliphoridae

Kurahashi, Hiromu & Kirk-Spriggs, Ashley H., 2006, The Calliphoridae of Namibia (Diptera: Oestroidea), Zootaxa 1322 (1), pp. 1-131 : 12-13

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1322.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C54E8D07-81A3-40F0-8891-A990241AAA13

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FB8903-F869-FFFE-FEBB-F953614FFBDA

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Felipe

scientific name

Calliphoridae
status

 

Key to subfamilies of Calliphoridae

1. Stem vein of wing without setulae on dorsal surface of basal section.......................... 2

­ Stem vein with distinct setulae on postero­dorsal surface of basal section................... 6

2. Posterior parasquamal tuft of black setulose erect hairs present on a small well­defined black sclerite.................................................................................. LUCILIINAE (p. 55)

­ Posterior parasquamal tuft absent ................................................................................. 3

3. Katatergite almost entirely clothed in long upstanding hairs.......................................... ............................................ PHUMOSIINAE (one Namibian genus Phumosia ) (p. 58)

­ Katatergite bare or at most pubescent ........................................................................... 4

4. Lower calypter more or less covered in black hairs on upper surface (not recorded from Namibia)................................................................................. CALLIPHORINAE

­ Lower calypter entirely bare on upper surface, except in the case of Pachychoeromyia , which is yellowish haired on upper surface .................................................................. 5

5. Frontal vitta clothed in rather long setulae; eyes widely separated in both sexes; proboscis short and stout, boat­shaped ................................................................................. .............................................. BENGALIINAE (one Namibian genus Bengalia ) (p. 60)

­ Frontal vitta without setulae on surface; eyes more or less approximated in ♂; proboscis of normal shape...................................................... AUCHMEROMYIINAE (p. 64)

6. Greater ampulla with erect hairs; lower calypter largely lobulate, subtruncate at apex, concave on outer margin, haired in parts of upper surface; upper part of occiput without glossy submarginal band ............................................... CHRYSOMYINAE (p. 74)

­ Greater ampulla bare or without distinct hairs; lower calypter usually tongue­like, narrowly rounded at apex, straight on outer margin, rarely lobulate in some species of Isomyia ; bare glossy submarginal band on upper part of occiput extending almost entirely across its width................................................................... RHINIINAE (p. 79)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Calliphoridae