Paracoenia Cresson,

Mathis, Wayne N. & Marinoni, Luciane, 2016, Revision of Ephydrini Zetterstedt (Diptera: Ephydridae) from the Americas south of the United States, Zootaxa 4116 (1), pp. 1-110: 24

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4116.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/967487E2-FF87-FF84-FF4D-9DAAFE9AFA28

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scientific name

Paracoenia Cresson
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Subgenus Paracoenia Cresson 

Paracoenia Cresson 1935: 356  (as a genus). Type species: Coenia bisetosa Coquillett 1902  , original designation.

Diagnosis. This subgenus is similar to the subgenus Thiomyia Wirth  but is distinguished by the following combination of characters: Generally olivaceous gray to dark greenish or bluish brown; setation generally well developed.

Head: Frons short. Antenna slender, basal flagellomere longer than wide; arista with dorsal rays about equal in length to length of basal flagellomere. Face high, height more than twice length of largest setae along oral margin; face generally conspicuously setose; antennal grooves evident but not as concave as Thiomyia  .

Thorax: Dorsocentral setae 5; postsutural supra-alar seta well developed, subequal to length of anterolateral, postalar seta; katepisternal seta well developed. Wing generally hyaline to faintly infuscate. Femora more swollen than in Thiomyia  , nearly twice width of tibiae; midfemur of male with comb-like row of setae along posteroventral margin; tarsomeres normally developed, cylindrical, not explanate, pulvilli evident, well developed. Halter whitish yellow to yellow.

Abdomen: Tergites wide, particularly tergite 2 and tergite 3, each 3 X wider than long; tergite 5 of male generally with a ventrolateral process oriented along plane of body.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Loc

Paracoenia Cresson

Mathis, Wayne N. & Marinoni, Luciane 2016
2016
Loc

Paracoenia

Cresson 1935: 356
1935