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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Stuke offers an extremely detailed and scholarly compendium of all known insects in the family Conopidae (thick-headed flies), categorized since 1919.
In addition of Brachycera corresponding to the families of Stratiomyidae, of Asilidae (Machinus sp.), of Syrphidae (Eristalis sp., Helophilus sp.), of Pipunculidae, of Agromyzidae, of Drosophilidae, of Sepsidae, of Conopidae (Zodion sp.), of Sarcophagidae and Calliphoridae (Calliphora sp.).
Diptera hosts of Stylogaster Macquart (Diptera, Conopidae) from Madagascar and South Africa.
The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma, Diptera (Pipunculidae, Syrphidae, Conopidae and Cesteridae).
Familia Especies Ejemplares Sciaridae 1 11 Dolichopididae 4 16 Richardiidae 1 3 Bibionidae 1 7 Micropezidae 1 7 Calliphoridae 1 3 Muscidae 2 3 Tephritidae 1 1 Syrphidae 3 6 Conopidae 1 1 Drosophilidae 1 4 Loncheidae 1 14 Psychodidae 1 1 Chironomidae 1 1 Sciomicyzidae 1 1 Pipunculidae 1 2 Sepsidae 1 2 Asyliidae 1 2 Sarcophagidae 1 1 Tabla 2.
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. The Kiuic site also reported 6 additional families: Phoridae, Heleomyzidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Scenopinidae, and Mydidae.
Danaus gilippus, milkweed bugs (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae: Lygaeus and Oncopeltus), wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae, Scoliidae, Sphecidae, Vespidae), and Diptera (Bombyliidae, Conopidae, Stratiomyidae) were not observed removing pollinia in either year [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED], although pollinia were found in small quantities on some of these visitors in our haphazard collections.
Stake's revision of Stylogaster (Conopidae) is the most comprehensive and richly illustrated study done on this genus in the Afrotropics, and is directly linked to Brian's interest in this genus back in 1960s.
Conopidae and Ephydridae are each represented by 9 species on saw palmetto flowers, a number that accounts for 56.2% of the 16 ABS Conopidae, and 21.4% of the 42 ABS Ephydridae.
Simuliidae, Bombyliidae, Empididae, Syrphidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Phycodromidae, Borboridae, Trypetidae, Ephydridae, Drosophilidae, Geomyzidae, Agromyzidae, Conopidae. Denkschriften der medizinisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 13: 179-201.