Lucilia coeruleiviridis Macquart,

Whitworth, Terry, 2010, Keys to the genera and species of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of the West Indies and description of a new species of Lucilia Robineau-Desvoidy, Zootaxa 2663, pp. 1-35: 20-21

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.276279

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scientific name

Lucilia coeruleiviridis Macquart
status

 

Lucilia coeruleiviridis Macquart 

Figs. 40–41View FIGURES 38 – 49

Lucilia coeruleiviridis Macquart, 1855: 522  Phaenicia caeruleiviridis: Hall, 1948: 232 

Lucilia coeruleiviridis: Whitworth, 2006: 720 

Diagnosis. Male frons 0.023 (0.015–0.030)/ 8 of head width; female frons 0.25 (0.24–0.26)/ 4. Rear of the head has a row of irregular black setae behind the postocular row. Basicosta pale; upper calypter pale in both sexes, lower light tan in males and pale in females; only rear edge of T 4 and T 5 polished. Male genitalia in lateral view with surstylus slender and curved forward, narrowing evenly to distal end; cercus narrowing distally to a point, curved forward, about equal in length to surstylus. In posterior view, surstylus curved inward, cercus tapering from a broad base to a point ( Figs. 40–41View FIGURES 38 – 49).

Distribution. No specimens were seen in collections from the region, but James (1970) listed it as occurring in Cuba. It is common in southeastern USA and I also have seen it from Guatemala.

Comment. Hall (1948) misspelled the species name as “ caeruleiviridis  ” in his publication. In Macquart’s (1855) original publication, the way the word is printed in the diagnosis with the o and e joined as “oe” may have led to confusion about spelling.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Calliphoridae

Genus

Lucilia

Loc

Lucilia coeruleiviridis Macquart

Whitworth, Terry 2010
2010
Loc

Lucilia coeruleiviridis:

Whitworth 2006: 720
2006
Loc

Lucilia coeruleiviridis

Hall 1948: 232
Macquart 1855: 522
1855