Euparyphus mutabilis, copyright Centre for Biodiversity Genomics.

Belongs within: Stratiomyidae.

The Oxycerini are a group of soldier flies with a six-segmented flagellum and a variegated body pattern (James 1981).

Characters (from James 1981): Antennal flagellum with six flagellomeres. Body variegated in background. Scutellum with pair of straight and moderately long spines. Four veins arising from cell dm; crossvein m-cu absent; branches of M often weakened. Abdomen with five visible tergites.

<==Oxycerini J81
    |--Oxycera albovittata J81
    |--Glariopsis decemmaculatus J81
    |--Caloparyphus major J81
    |--Glaris W09
    `--Euparyphus J81
         |--E. cinctus J81
         |--E. limbrocutris J81
         |--E. mutabilis J81
         |--E. ornatus J81
         `--E. (Nigriparyphus) patagius J81

*Type species of generic name indicated


[J81] James, M. T. 1981. Stratiomyidae. In: McAlpine, J. F., B. V. Peterson, G. E. Shewell, H. J. Teskey, J. R. Vockeroth & D. S. Wood (eds) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 1 pp. 497–511. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[W09] Woodley, N. E. 2009. Stratiomyidae (soldier flies). In: Brown, B. V., A. Borkent, J. M. Cumming, D. M. Wood, N. E. Woodley & M. A. Zumbado (eds) Manual of Central American Diptera vol. 1 pp. 521–549. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

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