Thricops Rondani, 1856

Ivkovic, Marija & Pont, Adrian C., 2015, New records of Muscidae (Diptera) from Mediterranean countries, ZooKeys 496, pp. 131-144 : 133

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Thricops Rondani, 1856
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Diptera Muscidae

Genus Thricops Rondani, 1856

Remarks.

A Holarctic genus. The 26 European species are largely confined to higher altitudes. Twelve species are known from the Balkan Peninsula. Adults are well-known to visit flowers, where they feed on both nectar and pollen ( Pont 1993). Larvae are terrestrial and are facultative to obligate carnivores ( Skidmore 1985).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae