Rotheray, Graham E, Horsfield, David, Ayre, K and Hancock, E Geoffrey (2016) The early stages and development sites of four species of Heleomyzidae (Diptera). Dipterists Digest, 22 (2). pp. 111-122. ISSN 0953-7260

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Abstract

The final state larva and puparium is described of Oecothea praecox Loew (Diptera, Heleomyzidae), reared from a puffin burrow. Puparia are also described of three other Heleomyzidae, Tephrochlaena oraria Collin reared from decaying seaweed and Suillia atricornis (Meigen) and Suillia bicolor (Zetterstedt) reared from fruiting bodies of the fly agaric fungus. These early stages are compared with puparia of 10 previously described species and 5 characters were found that may characterise the heleomyzid final larval instar and puparium. Characters identifying subfamilies were also assessed and few were found.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Mr Eric Hester
Date Deposited: 04 May 2016 08:44
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 09:56
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1596

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