Syrphidae - Conopidae

Publication Type:Book Chapter
Year of Publication:1988
Authors:A. Soos, Papp L.
Book Title:Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera
Publisher:Akadémiai Kiad¢
Keywords:agricultural entomology, anatomy, beneficial insects, biology, catalogues, checklists, Conopidae, Distribution, geographical distribution, insect pests, natural enemies, PALAEARCTIC REGION, parasitoids, PREDATORS, predatory insects, Syrphidae, taxonomy

This book is volume 8 in a multi-volume work which catalogues the main taxonomic, nomenclatorial and distribution data of 25 000 fly species described from the Palaearctic Region. In this volume the families Syrphidae, Pipunculidae and Conopidae are catalogued. For each family, a brief introduction is provided which gives information on the life cycle, distribution and number of species in the family, and describes the adult and (if known) the larva. Extensive references to the literature are given.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith