Strepsiptera,

Kathirithamby, Jeyaraney & Taylor, Steven J., 2005, A new species of Halictophagus (Insecta: Strepsiptera: Halictophagidae) from Texas, and a checklist of Strepsiptera from the United States and Canada, Zootaxa 1056, pp. 1-18: 1-2

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.170109

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4792034B-73B4-4ACE-A1D3-EF29F947FD14

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CD87D8-FFAF-B163-D361-F99AFAE25703

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Strepsiptera
status

 

Key to the families of adult male Strepsiptera  found in USA and Canada

1. Mandibles absent..................................................................................... Corioxenidae 

– Mandibles present ........................................................................................................ 2

2. Legs with 2 tarsomeres ............................................................................... Elenchidae 

– Legs with 3–4 tarsomeres ............................................................................................. 4

3. Legs with 3 tarsomeres; antennae 6–7 segmented with lateral flabella on 3 rd, 3 rd – 4 th,

3 rd – 6 th, or 3 rd – 7 th segments ................................................................... Halictophagidae  – Legswith 4 tarsomeres;antennae 4–7 segmentedwithlateralflabellumon 3 rd segmentonly ....................................................................................................................................... 5 4. Antennae 4–6 segmented with broad flat flabella; metathorax with spoon­shaped subalar sclerite ................................................................................................... Stylopidae 

– Antennae 7 segmented with narrow, rounded segments; metathorax without spoonshaped subalar sclerite........................................................................ Myrmecolacidae