Australian Museum Journal Munburra, a new fly genus from tropical Australia (Empididae: Empidinae)

Shortform:
Bickel, 2006, Rec. Aust. Mus. 58(2): 129–132
Author(s):
Bickel, Daniel J.
Year published:
2006
Title:
Munburra, a new fly genus from tropical Australia (Empididae: Empidinae)
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
58
Issue:
2
Start page:
129
End page:
132
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.58.2006.1455
Language:
English
Date published:
14 June 2006
Cover date:
14 June 2006
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
INSECTA: DIPTERA; TAXONOMY
Digitized:
14 June 2006
Available online:
14 June 2006
Reference number:
1455
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (28kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (645kb PDF)

Abstract

Munburra bulbicornis n.gen and n.sp. (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) is described from the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia. This monotypic genus is distinguished by a large, raised ocellar triangle with enlarged ocelli, and two distinctive male secondary sexual characters, a greatly swollen postpedicel, and a long dorsoapical seta on a narrow unswollen leg I first tarsomere. Although it clearly belongs in the Hilarini, its relationship with other members of the tribe is unclear.