Pupal case description of Systropus (Systropus) fumipennis Westwood, 1842 (Diptera: Bombyliidae: Toxophorinae: Systropodini)

Authors

  • Leandro Silva Barbosa Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional.
  • Barbara Proença Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional.
  • André Mallemont Cunha Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/0031-1049.2016.56.13

Keywords:

Morphology, Atlantic Forest, Parasitoid.

Abstract

The pupal case of Systropus (Systropus) fumipennis is described, illustrated and photographed for the first time. A pupae was found inside an unidentified Limacodidae coocon (Insecta: Lepidoptera), and a male adult emerged, allowing the species identification.

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Published

2016-10-24

How to Cite

Barbosa, L. S., Proença, B., & Cunha, A. M. (2016). Pupal case description of Systropus (Systropus) fumipennis Westwood, 1842 (Diptera: Bombyliidae: Toxophorinae: Systropodini). Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 56(13), 159-162. https://doi.org/10.1590/0031-1049.2016.56.13

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