Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann),

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: 21

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6758CE0B-4E4C-993E-FF20-FEEBC84BDB72

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scientific name

Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann)
status

 

Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) 

Musca cuprina Wiedemann, 1830: 654  Phaenicia pallescens Hall, 1948: 247 

Lucilia cuprina: Whitworth, 2006: 720 

Diagnosis. This species has three postsutural acrostichal setae, a character shared only with L sericata  in the region. It also has a distinctive dull coppery coloration. Male frons broad, 0.20 (0.19–0.21)/ 7 of head width; female frons 0.39 (0.38–0.40)/ 5. Central occipital area with a single seta below inner vertical seta ( Whitworth 2006, fig. 73); abdomen a dull, coppery color.

Distribution. Specimens were seen from Cuba ( USNM, FSCA), Haiti ( FSCA), Jamaica ( USNM), Puerto Rico ( WSUP), Trinidad ( FSCA), and Virgin Islands ( FSCA). Woodley and Hilburn (1994) listed it from Bermuda ( USNM).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Calliphoridae

Genus

Lucilia

Loc

Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann)

Whitworth, Terry 2010
2010
Loc

Lucilia cuprina:

Whitworth 2006: 720
2006
Loc

Musca cuprina

Hall 1948: 247
Wiedemann 1830: 654
1830