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Odontomyia arcuata-group

Odontomyia? - Odontomyia Genus Stratiomys , maybe? - Odontomyia Soldier Fly  - Odontomyia cincta - male Unknown Syrphidae - Odontomyia cincta Fly 629-2 - Odontomyia cincta Lime Green Fly - Odontomyia cincta soldier fly - Odontomyia cincta Stratiomyid - Odontomyia - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Stratiomyinae
Tribe Stratiomyini
Genus Odontomyia
No Taxon Odontomyia arcuata-group
Explanation of Names
Odontomyia arcuata Loew 1872 + O. ... ...... Dieu sait quoi [TBA] (=v=, 3/7/2013)
8 species currently assigned to the "arcuata species group", as circumscribed by James(1936) & James(1974) and modulo synonymies in Woodley(1)(2001):
arcuata Loew, 1872   [Loew's original description and the description from James(1936)]Synonymy under arcuata in Woodley(1)(2001):alticola James 1932   [Original description from James(1932); 2nd description from James(1936); new combination (as arcuata alticola) in James(1974)occidentalis 1936   [Original description from James(1936); new combination (as arcuata occidentalis) in James(1974)]cincta Latreille, in Olivier 1811   [Latreille's original description and description from James(1936)]flava Day, 1882   [Original description from Day(1882); and description from James(1936)]hirtocculata James, 1936   [Original description from James(1936)]idahoensis James, 1932   [Original description (pg. 6) and Fig. 5 (pg. 2) in James(1932); orig. descrip. also quoted (without figure) in James(1936)]inaequalis Loew, 1866   [Loew's original description]Synonymy under inaequalis in Woodley(1)(2001):communis James, 1939   [New synonymy for O. inaequalis James (not O. inaequalis of Loew) in James(1939); earlier description from James(1936) (as "inaequalis"); and new combination (as inaequalis communis) in James(1974)]confusa James, 1936   [Original description from James(1936)]] inaequalis continua   [New subspecies in James(1974)]microstoma Loew, 1866   [Loew's original description and the description from James(1936)]tumida Banks, 1926   [Bank's original description and the description from James(1936)]
Print References
Banks, Nathan (1926). Descriptions of a few new American Diptera. Psyche, 33:42-44 (Full Text)
Day, L. T. (1882). The species of Odontomyia found in the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 34: 74-88. (Full Text)
James, Maurice T. (1932). New Stratiomyidae in the American Museum of Natura1 History. American Museum Novitates 571: 1-7. (Full Text)
James, Maurice T. (1932). New and little-known Colorado Diptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 40(4): 435-438. (Full Text)
James, Maurice T. (1936). The genus Odontomyia in America north of Mexico (Diptera, Stratiomyidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 29:, 517-550 (Full Text)
James, Maurice T. (1939). Notes on my monograph of Odontomyia (Diptera, Stratiomyidae). Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc., 34:220 (Full Text)
James, Maurice T. (1960). The soldier flies or Stratiomyidae of California. Bull. Cal. Insect Surv. 6(5), pp. 79-120 (Full Text)
James, Maurice T. (1974). The status of Odontomyia arcuata Loew, O. inaequalis Loew, and their close relatives in western North America (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Jour. Kansas Entomol. Soc., 47(2):222-226 (First page from JSTOR)
Johnson, C. W. (1895). A review of the Stratiomyia and Odontomyia of North America. Amer. Ent. Soc. Trans. 22: 227-278, 2 pls. (Full Text)
Loew, Hermann (1866). Diptera Americae septentrionalis indigena. Centuria sexta. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 9(2-4): 127-186 (Full Text)
Loew, Hermann (1872). Diptera Americae septentrionalis indigena. Centuria decima. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 16(1): 49-124. (Full Text)
Internet References
Type specimen images from the MCZ: O. arcuata, O. cincta, O. inaequalis, O. microstoma, O. tumida.
Works Cited
1.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.