Lonchaeidae


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Lonchaeidae

[läŋ′kē·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of minute myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Acalyptreatae.
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Resumen: Se registran por primera vez Neosilba zadolicha y Neosilba bella (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) en frutos de Byrsonima crassifolia (Malpighiaceae) en Brasil.
As moscas Lonchaeidae sao geralmente consideradas especies secundarias ou oportunistas (STRIKIS, 2005).
(Lonchaeidae) foi crescente, por ser comum o aparecimento de especimes em frutos de importancia comercial.
Resumen: Se estudio la ocurrencia de Lonchaeidae en variedades de melocoton, conducidos sobre los patrones 'Okinawa' y Ume: Tropical, Ouromel 3, Joia 4, Regis, Talisma, Aurora 2, Aurora 1, Dourado 2 y Docura 2.
Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae are the principal families of Diptera whose larvae use the flesh of fruits or parts of plants as substrates for their development.
Lonchaeids (Diptera: Lonchaeidae), commonly known as lance flies, are minute insects (3-6 mm long) with glossy, dark blue bodies and hyaline or very pale brown wings, found mainly in humid or shaded places.
Both native and introduced fruits are potential host plants for larvae of frugivorous Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae (Uchoa 2012).
Das amostras de frutos coletadas (1,9 kg) foram obtidos puparios de Drosophilidae e alguns de Tephritidae e Lonchaeidae. Dos 932 puparios de drosofilideos obtidos, que representaram um indice de infestacao de 491 puparios por kg de fruto, emergiram 188 adultos de Z.
The prey of Myrmeleon brasiliensis (Navas 1914) (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) are mainly epigeic walking arthropods (ants, isopods, etc.) and phytophagous insects, such as the larvae of frugivorous Tephritoidea (Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae: Diptera) that in their last instar (3rd) leave the fruits or flowers of their host, and fall to the ground, where they crawl in search of soft soil to pupate (Uchoa 2012).