Lispe Latreille, 1797

Ivkovic, Marija & Pont, Adrian C., 2015, New records of Muscidae (Diptera) from Mediterranean countries, ZooKeys 496, pp. 131-144 : 139

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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scientific name

Lispe Latreille, 1797
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Diptera Muscidae

Genus Lispe Latreille, 1797

Remarks.

Lispe is also a large genus, found in all biogeographic regions, with 31 species known from Europe and 14 from the Balkan Peninsula. Adults are predaceous and can be found around standing and running water, where they actively hunt other small invertebrates even in hot, sunny, open habitats ( Werner and Pont 2006). Larvae are semi-aquatic and also predaceous, living in organic sand and mud ( Skidmore 1985).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae