Redescription of Sphecapatoclea excisa Villeneuve, 1909 (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).

  title={Redescription of Sphecapatoclea excisa Villeneuve, 1909 (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).},
  author={K. Szpila and Dominika Wyborska and C. Bystrowski and Thomas Pape},
  volume={4728 1},
  • K. Szpila, Dominika Wyborska, +1 author Thomas Pape
  • Published 2020
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • Sphecapatoclea excisa Villeneuve, 1909, the type species of the Palaearctic genus Sphecapatoclea Villeneuve, 1909, is redescribed based on a female syntype and on material from Makhtesh Ramon National Park, Israel, and its first instar larva is described for the first time. The species is sexually dimorphic, with much darker adult males. The male genital apparatus is unique by its compressed and sclerotised epiphallus. The morphology of the first instar larva is in accordance with the recently… CONTINUE READING