Diopsidae

Diopsidae

[dī′äp·sə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The stalk-eyed flies, a family of myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Acalypteratae.
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(19.) Baker RH, Wilkinson GS, DeSalle R (2001) Phylogenetic utility of different types of molecular data used to infer evolutionary relationships among stalk-eyed flies Diopsidae. Systematic Biology 50: 87-105.
Crab spider Diopsidae Diptera Diasemopsis apifasciata Stalked eye fly Total 7 Jachie sacred grove Gryllidae Orthoptera Gryllus sp.
Within Diptera, stalked-eyes are present in eight families: Diopsidae, Drosophilidae, Micropezidae, Periscelidadae, Platystomatidae, Richardiidae, Ulidiidae and Tephritidae (Wilkinson and Dodson 1997).
In continental Africa, the stalk-eyed Diopsidae are represented by the genera Diopsina Curran, 1928, Diopsis Linnaeus, 1775, Sphyracephala Say, 1828 and by the Diasemopsis genus-group (Feijen 1989).
Phylogenetic analysis of sexual dimorphism and eye-span allometry in stalk-eyed flies (Diopsidae).
Phylogenetic analysis of sexual size dimorphism and eye-span allometry in stalk-eyed flies (Diopsidae).
15 Nature, his team suggests that females of two tropical species in the Diopsidae family may not be so silly when they yield to the dazzle of stalks that can separate a male's eyes by up to one and a half times his body length.
These are reported from the dipterous families Celyphidae, Curtonotidae (as Drosophilidae), Chloropidae, Diopsidae, Lauxaniidae, Psilidae, Richardiidae, Tephritidae and various unidentified flies (Balazuc 1980; Lee & Majewski 1986; Rossi & Kotrba 2004; Rossi & Ponziani 2008; Rossi 1986, 1987; Thaxter 1901, 1902, 1917, 1918).
(2003) reportan que no existe relacion fenotipica entre el tamano de los testiculos y la frecuencia de copula de los machos de Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni (Wiedemann, 1830) (Diptera: Diopsidae).
Artificial sexual selection alters allometry in the stalk-eyed fly Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni (Diptera: Diopsidae).
Artificial selection alters allometry in the stalk-eyed fly Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni (Diptera: Diopsidae).