Previously Non-Illustrated Genitalia of Some Known Asilinae Species (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae)

  • Jorge Artigas i Coch
  • Luis Eduardo Carrera Suárez
Keywords: Diptera, Asilidae, Asilinae, genitalia, spermatheca

Abstract

Undescribed spermathecae of nine species of Asilidae: Asilinae are illustrated: Anarmostus iopterus (Wiedemann), Dicropaltum rubicundus (Hine), Epipamponeurus americanus Becker, Leinendera rubra Carrera, Lestophonax mallophoroides Hull, Negasilus mesae Tucker, Prolatiforceps anonymus (Williston), Stenasilus tenuis (Wiedemann), and Threnia carbonaria (Wiedemann). Dissections and nomenclature follow Artigas (1971) and Theodor (1976). Specimens used were from the insect collections of the Museo de Zoología, Universidad de Concepción, Chile; Museu de Zoología, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Musée National d´ Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. Differences and similarities between species are discussed.

Published
2011-09-04
How to Cite
Artigas i Coch, J., & Carrera Suárez, L. (2011). Previously Non-Illustrated Genitalia of Some Known Asilinae Species (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae). Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 13(2), 1. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/195
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society