Sciomyzidae


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Sciomyzidae

[‚sī·ə′miz·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Acalypteratae.
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The purpose of the present study is to supplement knowledge on the biology of Sciomyzidae in the Afrotropical Region.
The Tabi site, however, yielded eight additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
Snail-killing [Sciomvzid] flies.--Twelve individuals of seven species of Sciomyzidae (snail-killing flies) were found.
These taxa Brian termed 'boreal elements' and off-the-cuff he could name examples of this phenomenon amongst the Opomyzidae, Diastatidae, Sciomyzidae, Agromyzidae1, etc.
The Tabi site, however, reported 8 additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
Murphy).--Four species of Snail-killing Fly (Sciomyzidae) were recorded.
Vala provided details of the long-awaited major monograph the Biology of snail-killing Sciomyzidae flies.
Seiomyzid flies.--Eleven species of Sciomyzidae (snail-killing flies) were found, all new for Jay County: Dictya expansa Steyskal 1[male]; D.
Ostafrikanische Lauxaniidae, Tylidae, Neriidae, Sciomyzidae, Psilidae und Helomyzidae (Dipt.) (Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zoologischen Ostafrika-Expedition 1951/52.
Although Tettigoniidae has been classified as phytophagous preferably in other studies, in this work was registered the genus Conocephalus, considered predatory of adult individuals of Sciomyzidae and eggs of the rice stink bug (Mello, 1981; Ito et al., 1995).