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Amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis supports the valid separate species status of Lucilia caesar and L. illustris (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12)
Common DNA-based species determination methods fail to distinguish some blow flies in the forensically and medically important genus Lucilia Robineau-Desvoidy. This is a practical problem, and it has also been interpreted ...
First fossil of an oestroid fly (Diptera: Calyptratae: Oestroidea) and the dating of oestroid divergences
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08)
Calyptrate flies include about 22,000 extant species currently classified into Hippoboscoidea (tsetse, louse, and bat flies), the muscoid grade (house flies and relatives) and the Oestroidea (blow flies, bot flies, flesh ...
The identity of the frog fly Caiusa coomani Séguy, 1948 (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-01-10)
Revision of the cluster flies of the Pollenia haeretica species-group (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-06-09)
The Palaearctic Pollenia haeretica species-group is revised. Two species make up the group: Pollenia haeretica Séguy, 1928 (Algeria, Tunisia, Italy) and Pollenia ibalia Séguy, 1930 (Morocco). Pollenia rungsi Séguy, 1953 ...
Alvamaja chlorometallica gen. n., sp. n. from Europe : the first metallic Rhinophoridae (Diptera)
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
Alvamaja chlorometallica gen. n., sp. n. is described from the southern part of Serbia. It has a perplexing combination of characters for an oestroid fly: green metallic body colour with silvery pollinosity; absence of ...
Revision of the Afrotropical species of the Bengalia peuhi species-group, including a species reassigned to the B. spinifemorata species-group (Diptera, Calliphoridae), with notes on the identity of Ochromyia petersiana Loew, 1852 (Diptera, Rhiniidae)
(Book; Peer reviewed, 2012)
Eleven Afrotropical species of Bengalia Robineau-Desvoidy, ten in the Bengalia peuhi species-group and one reassigned to the Bengalia spinifemorata species-group, are revised. The male genitalia of all, and the ovipositor ...
Revision of the Bengalia spinifemorata species-group (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
The Afrotropical Bengalia spinifemorata species-group is revised and their male genitalia illustrated by means of digital colour photography. Six species are recognized and keyed, and their geographical distribution ...
Revision of the frog fly genus Caiusa Surcouf, 1920 (Diptera, Calliphoridae), with a note on the identity of Plinthomyia emimelania Rondani, 1875
(Book; Peer reviewed, 2015)
The Oriental, Australasian and Oceanian genus Caiusa Surcouf, 1920 is revised, species concepts being based on male and female genitalia. A key to males for all known species, and a key to females for all except one are ...
The identity of Tachina westermanni Wiedemann, 1819 (Diptera: Calliphoridae or Tachinidae) with a solution to a nomenclatural problem
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-05)
Tachina westermanni Wiedemann, 1819 was based on four syntypes, two conspecific calliphorids and two conspecific tachinids. Two existing but contradictory lectotype fixations have resulted in confusion as to the correct ...
The identity of Calliphora bezzii Zumpt, 1956 (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Journal article, 2016-09)
The holotype male of a nominal species described from Italy, Calliphora bezzii Zumpt, 1956, including a microscope slide of its terminalia, was examined. The holotype is shown to belong to the Nearctic taxon Calliphora ...