Tethepomyia, Grimaldi & Cumming, 1999

Grimaldi, David A., Arillo, Antonio, Cumming, Jeffrey M. & Hauser, Martin, 2011, Brachyceran Diptera (Insecta) in Cretaceous ambers, Part IV, Significant New Orthorrhaphous Taxa, ZooKeys 148, pp. 293-332: 319

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.148.1809

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:6E4448A9-F409-4D3F-A6A2-0EA751057082

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/280D696C-5A2F-0090-AFF6-1F8110ABCD92

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scientific name

Tethepomyia
status

 

Genus Tethepomyia   ZBK  

Tethepomyia   Grimaldi and Cumming 1999: 6. By original designation.

Diagnosis

(emended). Distinguished from Tethepomima   by the following: Most or all of antennal flagellum lost; mesonotum bare, devoid of setae or setulae; apical tibial spurs absent; costal vein incomplete, not reaching to apex of Rs; costal spinules and fringe of fine setae on posterior margin of wing lost; alula and anal lobe lost; veins R2+3 and R4+5 lost (Rs simple, unbranched), crossvein r-m lost.

Type Species.

Tethepomyia thauma   Grimaldi and Cumming 1999: 6. By original designation.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Blephariceridae

Loc

Tethepomyia

Grimaldi, David A., Arillo, Antonio, Cumming, Jeffrey M. & Hauser, Martin 2011
2011
Loc

Tethepomyia

Grimaldi & Cumming 1999
1999