Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
nearly cosmopolitan, poorly represented in S. America (only in the north) and absent in the Australian Region (Kejval 2011
); most diverse in Africa & w. NA(2)
Many spp are attracted to cantharidin and dying meloid beetles(2)
Horn, G.H. 1884. Synopsis of the United States species of Notoxus and Mecynotarsus. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 11: 165-176.