Redescription of a rare flesh fly species, Sarcophaga (Latistyla) czernyi Bottcher, 1912 (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), with the ultrastructure of the male terminalia


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PEKBEY G.

TURKIYE ENTOMOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY, vol.44, no.3, pp.347-354, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.16970/entoted.669236
  • Title of Journal : TURKIYE ENTOMOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.347-354

Abstract

Sarcophaga (Latistyla) czernyi Bottcher, 1912 (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) is a poorly known Palearctic species, which is here newly recorded from Turkey based on a single male specimen collected from Antalya Province in 2016. The species has an interesting and unique structure of the phallus with large, tubular styli with recurving teeth and a lobate and hook-shaped vesica. This study redescribed of the species with the external and genital morphology documented with photography and the first data on the ultrastructure of male terminalia using SEM. The taxonomic status, synonymy and subgeneric inclusion of the species are discussed.