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Species Physocephala furcillata

 
 
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Conopid Flies (Diptera: Conopidae) Parasitizing Centris (Heterocentris) analis (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Centridini)
By Alex M. Santos, José C. Serrano, Ricardo M. Couto, Leonardo S.G. Rocha, Cátia A. Mello-Patiu and Carlos A. Garófalo
Neotropical Entomology, v.37, n.5, p.606-608, 2008
PDF for this paper available at: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/179b/06fa73158c46dfd6ead360e96cb0b99a98ec.pdf

ABSTRACT - Parasites of adult bees are almost exclusively flies and the most important of them are conopids. This note registers for the first time the association of species of Physocephala (Diptera: Conopidae) with Centris (Heterocentris) analis (Fabricius). From 26 females and nine males of the host species found dead inside trap-nests on the campus of the University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, 35 parasitoids were obtained belonging to nine species of Physocephala.

A new conopid fly from Florida and Georgia (Diptera: Conopidae)
By Sidney Camras
Insecta Mundi 0007: 1-4., 2007
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Abstract: A new species of Physoconops Szilady, P. (Pachyconops) weemsi, is described from Florida and Georgia. It is similar to two other species in the southeastern United States, P. floridanus Camras and P. brachyrhynchus Macquart, the main differential character being the shape of the female theca. The female thecae for all three are illustrated and a key to the three related Pachyconops species occurring in the southeastern United States is presen

Observations on hilltopping in the Conopidae (Diptera).
By Mei, M., Gibson, J.F., Skevington J.H.
Journal of Insect Science 10(27): 1-15, 2010

Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of all genera of Conopidae (Diptera) based on morphological data.
By Gibson, J.F. and J.H. Skevington
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 167: 43-81 , 2013

The Conopid Flies of California
By Sidney Camras and Paul D. Hurd, Jr.
University of California Press, 1957
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Published over 50 years ago...but I believe this is still a very useful reference for trying to identify conopid flies in California. A key to genera appears on pg 21, and for each genus there are keys to species (those known and recognized in 1957, of course). Brief comments and range maps are given for each species.

Comparative morphology of the male terminalia of Tephritidae and other Cyclorrhapha
By Sueyoshi M.
Isr. J. Entomol. 35: 477-496, 2005

Monographs of the Diptera of North America
By Hermann Loew
Smithsonian Institution, Volume 6, 1862
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Catalogue of American Nycteribiidae (Diptera, Hippoboscoidea)
By Gustavo Graciolli, Analía G. Autino & Guillermo L. Claps
Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 51(2): 142-159, 2007

 
 
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