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heleomyzid - Amoebaleria defessa

heleomyzid - Amoebaleria defessa
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
May 3, 2015
Size: 7.2 mm
Found on back porch. Larger image.

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IDs
According to Gill (1962) Amoebaleria sackeni and defessa can be distinguished only by male genitalia.

 
re: IDs
They were lumped by Steyskal in 1968. Go to the bottom of this page.

 
Page fixed
I updated the species page based on that synonymy.

 
re: page fixed
Thanks. I often wonder how many species erected (so to speak) by male genitalia would meet Mayr's definition. See discussion here.

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Moved from Heleomyzidae.

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