Dexiinae

Dexia rustica, copyright Rui Andrade.


Belongs within: Tachinidae.

The Dexiinae are a group of tachinid flies united by the presence of a hinge in the phallus together with close association of the postgonites with the base of the phallus (Wood & Zumbado 2010).

<==Dexiinae [Dufouriinae] WZ10
    |  i. s.: Trixa A71
    |         Eulasiona comstocki WZ10
    |         Hystricodexia echinata WZ10
    |         Dufouria americana W87
    |--Rutilia [Rutiliini] CM91
    |    `--R. formosa C91
    |--Euthera [Eutherini] WZ10
    |    `--E. tentatrix WZ10
    |--Phyllomya [Phyllomyini] W87
    |    `--P. washingtoniana W87
    |--Palpostomatini W87
    |    |--Eutrixa exilis WZ10
    |    |--Isidotus incanus WZ10
    |    |--Xanthobasis WZ10
    |    `--Palpostoma CM70
    `--Dexiini WZ10
         |--Ebenia WZ10
         |--Pseudodexia eques WZ10
         |--Ptilodexia rufipennis WZ10
         |--Zelia vertebrata WZ10
         |--Microchaetina WZ10
         |    |--M. sinuata WZ10
         |    `--M. valida WZ10
         `--Dexia Meigen 1826 F92
              |--*D. rustica (Fabricius 1826) F92
              |--D. lata Macquart 1847 E12
              |--D. vacua Fallén 1816 (see below for synonymy) F92
              `--D. ventralis W87

Dexia vacua Fallén 1816 [incl. D. aurinia Walker 1849, D. cincta Robineau-Desvoidy 1830, D. gracilis Robineau-Desvoidy 1830] F92

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[A71] Askew, R. R. 1971. Parasitic Insects. Heinemann Educational Books: London.

[CM70] Colless, D. H., & D. K. McAlpine. 1970. Diptera (flies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers pp. 656–740. Melbourne University Press.

[CM91] Colless, D. H., & D. K. McAlpine. 1991. Diptera (flies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 2 pp. 717–786. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[C91] CSIRO. 1991. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 1. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[F92] Fan Z. 1992. Key to the Common Flies of China 2nd ed. Science Press: Beijing.

[W87] Wood, D. M. 1987. Tachinidae. In: McAlpine, J. F. (ed.) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 2 pp. 1193–1269. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

[WZ10] Wood, D. M., & M. A. Zumbado. 2010. Tachinidae (tachinid flies, parasitic 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. 2 pp. 1343–1417. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

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