Conopidae


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Conopidae

[kə′näp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The wasp flies, a family of dipteran insects in the suborder Cyclorrhapha.
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A taxonomic revision of Australian Conopidae (Insecta: Diptera).
The biology and taxonomy of the genus Stylogaster Macquart, 1835 (Diptera: Conopidae, Stylogasterinae) in the Ethiopian and Malagasy Regions.
Further data on the oviposition by the genus Stylogaster Macquart (Diptera: Conopidae, Stylogasterinae) upon adult calyptrate Diptera associated with ants and animal dung.
The following 17 Dipteran families were recorded for both sites: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.
Seventeen of these were common to both the Kiuic and the Tabi areas: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.
Conopidae and Ephydridae are each represented by 9 species on saw palmetto flowers, a number that accounts for 56.
As mentioned above, Conopidae and members of some genera of Sphecidae not only consume saw palmetto nectar, but also hunt other visitors as prey or hosts.
Simuliidae, Bombyliidae, Empididae, Syrphidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Phycodromidae, Borboridae, Trypetidae, Ephydridae, Drosophilidae, Geomyzidae, Agromyzidae, Conopidae.
The genus Stylogaster Macquart, 1835 is a remarkable group of Conopidae Latreille, 1802 with an unusual morphology and biology.
The larval biology differs markedly from that of other Conopidae and is still poorly understood.
He was a German dipterist, whose contribution to the study of Conopidae, especially the Afrotropical species, was considerable.
Smith, who published some of the most important papers concerning Afrotropical Conopidae, especially a significant work concerning Afrotropical Stylogaster.