Phaonia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830

Ivkovic, Marija & Pont, Adrian C., 2015, New records of Muscidae (Diptera) from Mediterranean countries, ZooKeys 496, pp. 131-144 : 135

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.496.9445

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:98AC5E2E-7D23-432A-A517-5B4EB2318B47

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/19A31A16-2420-D257-2D6E-EC1FDD82371C

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scientific name

Phaonia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Diptera Muscidae

Genus Phaonia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830

Remarks.

Another speciose genus, present in all biogeographic regions. There are 81 European species of which 14 are known from the Balkan Peninsula. Adults are mostly found on flowers or resting on tree trunks, wooden posts, etc. Larvae are carnivorous and live in soil, in fungi and in decaying wood. Some live in the tunnels of wood boring beetles ( Scolytidae ) and feed on their larvae.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae