Lipsanini

Cornsilk fly Euxesta eluta, copyright Gregg Nuessly.


Belongs within: Ulidiidae.

The Lipsanini are a predominantly Neotropical group of picture-winged flies with well-developed frontal setae or setulae (Kameneva & Korneyev 2010).

Characters (from Kameneva & Korneyev 2010): Frontal setae or setulae well developed; cell r4+5 not closed apically; male with phallus setulose or bare, without subapical sclerotised hooks; female with two spermathecae.

<==Lipsanini KK10
    |--Eumetopiella rufipes KK10
    |--Euacaina cactipeodes KK10
    |--Vladolinia dolini KK10
    |--Stenomyia nasoni KK10
    |--Pareuxesta latifasciata KK10
    |--Axiologina ferrumequinum KK10
    |--*Euphara caerulea KK10
    |--Siopa longicornis KK10
    |--Cenchrometopa curvinervis KK10
    |--Steneretma laticauda KK10, S87
    |--Zacompsia [incl. Metopocampta] KK10
    |    |--Z. colorata KK10
    |    `--Z. fulva S87
    |--Eumecosomyia KK10
    |    |--E. hambletoni KK10
    |    `--E. nubila KK10
    |--Notogramma KK10
    |    |--N. cimiciforme KK10 [=N. cimiciformis BW09]
    |    `--N. purpuratum KK10
    |--Acrosticta KK10
    |    |--A. apicalis S87
    |    |--A. profunda KK10
    |    `--A. scrobiculata KK10
    |--Chaetopsis KK10
    |    |--C. aenea KK10
    |    |--C. fulvifrons S87
    |    |--C. major KK10
    |    `--C. praeceps KK10
    `--Euxesta KK10
         |--E. eluta KK10
         |--E. mazorca KK10
         |--E. notata BW09
         |--E. sororcula KK10
         `--E. stigmatias KK10

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[BW09] Buck, M., N. E. Woodley, A. Borkent, D. M. Wood, T. Pape, J. R. Vockeroth, V. Michelsen & S. A. Marshall. 2009. Key to Diptera families—adults. 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. 95–156. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

[KK10] Kameneva, E. P., & V. A. Korneyev. 2010. Ulidiidae (picture-winged 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. 881–902. NRC Research Press: Ottawa.

[S87] Steyskal, G. C. 1987. Otitidae. In: McAlpine, J. F. (ed.) Manual of Nearctic Diptera vol. 2 pp. 799–808. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada.

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