Thoracites Brauer and Bergenstamm

Kurahashi, Hiromu & Kirk-Spriggs, Ashley H., 2006, The Calliphoridae of Namibia (Diptera: Oestroidea), Zootaxa 1322 (1), pp. 1-131 : 24-25

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5073146

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FB8903-F875-FFEA-FEBB-FA26614FFDFA

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Thoracites Brauer and Bergenstamm
status

 

Key to species of Thoracites Brauer and Bergenstamm

1. Facial plate fuscous black in ♂, at least on lower half in ♀; distinct glossy black band present below lower margin of eye ............................... T. nigrifacies Kurahashi (p. 88)

­ Facial plate yellowish to pale brown, semi­transparent; no distinct glossy black band present below lower margin of eye ............................................................................... 2

2. Scutum with three distinct broad stripes (when viewed from behind); genal dilation without distinct glossy spot, sometimes more or less fuscous above, but covered with silver­grey pollinosity; outer ph developed; syntergite 1+2 largely blackish, except for venter reddish in ♀ ................................................ T. sarcophagoides Kurahashi (p. 89)

­ Scutum with three obscure narrow stripes (when viewed from behind); genal dilation with small triangular glossy black spot below lower margin of eye; outer ph usually absent, sometimes weakly developed as hair­like bristle; syntergite 1+2 largely or completely yellowish brown in ♀ ................................................................................. 3

3. Surstylus with hook­shaped apex in ♂ .......................................................................... 6

­ Surstylus not apically hook­shaped in ♂ (not recorded from Namibia).......................... .................................................................... T. nigeriensis Zumpt & T. cingulatus Bezzi

4. Tegula blackish; cercus not hook­shaped in ♂ (not recorded from Namibia) ................. .......................................................................................................... T. neglectus Zumpt

­ Tegula yellowish brown; cercus hook­shaped in ♂ ..... T. kirkspriggsi Kurahashi (p. 87)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Rhiniidae