Descriptions of Pupae of South American Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae)

@article{Dennis1988DescriptionsOP,
  title={Descriptions of Pupae of South American Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae)},
  author={D. Steve Dennis and Lloyd V. Knutson},
  journal={Annals of The Entomological Society of America},
  year={1988},
  volume={81},
  pages={851-864}
}
  • D. DennisL. Knutson
  • Published 1 November 1988
  • Biology
  • Annals of The Entomological Society of America
The pupae of four South American species of robber flies, Diogmites vulgaris Carrera, Mallophora ruficauda (Wiedemann), Mallophora sylverii Macquart, and Triorla striola (F.), are described and illustrated. The pupae of these species are compared morphologically with those of North American species of the same genera. A key to pupae of Asilidae at the subfamily level is provided. Biological notes associated with the specimens examined and with those of Pseudorus distendens (Wiedemann) indicate… 

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