Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga)

Sarcophaga dux, copyright Jean and Fred Hort.

Belongs within: Sarcophaga.

The subgenus Liosarcophaga of the genus Sarcophaga is a group of flesh flies characterised by the presence of two long lateral arms, usually bifid, on the apical plates of the paraphallus (Lopes 1959).

<==Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga Enderlein 1928) MD13, L59
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (*L.) madeirensis (Schiner 1868) [=Cynomyia madeirensis] L59
|–S. (L.) aegyptica Salem 1935 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) aegyptica; incl. P. parkeri Rohdendorf 1937] F92
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) angarosinica Rohdendorf 1937 F92
|–S. (L.) brevicornis Ho 1934 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) brevicornis] F92
|–S. (L.) dux Thomson 1869 MD13 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) dux F92, S. misera dux L59]
|–S. (L.) eta Johnston & Tiegs 1921 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) eta] L59
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) fedtshenkoi Rohdendorf 1969 F92
|–S. (L.) harpax Pandellé 1896 F92 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) harpax F92, S. misera var. harpax H38]
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) hui (Ho 1936) F92
|–S. (L.) idmais Séguy 1934 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) idmais] F92
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) jacobsoni Rohdendorf 1937 F92
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) jaroschevskyi Rohdendorf 1937 F92
|–S. (L.) kitaharai Miyazaki 1958 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) kitaharai; incl. P. apiciscissa Fan 1964] F92
|–S. (L.) kobayashii Hori 1954 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) kobayashii] F92
|–S. (L.) kohla Johnston & Tiegs 1921 MD13 [=Parasarcophaga (L.) kohla L59]
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) nanpingensis Ye 1980 F92
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) pleskei Rohdendorf 1937 F92
|–‘Parasarcophaga’ (L.) portschinskyi Rohdendorf 1937 F92
|–S. (L.) sigma Johnston & Tiegs 1921 MD13, L59
`–S. (L.) tuberosa (Pandellé 1896) [=Parasarcophaga (L.) tuberosa] F92

*Type species of generic name indicated


[F92] Fan Z. 1992. Key to the Common Flies of China 2nd ed. Science Press: Beijing.

[H38] Hallock, H. C. 1938. New Sarcophaginae (Diptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 40 (4): 95–99.

[L59] Lopes, H. de S. 1959. A revision of Australian Sarcophagidae (Diptera). Studia Ent. 2 (1–4): 33–67.

[MD13] Meiklejohn, K. A., M. Dowton, T. Pape & J. F. Wallman. 2013. A key to the Australian Sarcophagidae (Diptera) with special emphasis on Sarcophaga (sensu lato). Zootaxa 3680 (1): 148–189.

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