Bombyliidae


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Related to Bombyliidae: Tephritidae, Sciomyzidae
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Bombyliidae (Insect: Diptera) de Quilamula en el area de Reserva Sierra de Huautla, Morelos, Mexico.
Seventeen of these were common to both the Kiuic and the Tabi areas: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.
Palabras Clave: Bombyliidae, Estimacion de riqueza de especies, Curvas de acumulacion de especies, Sierra de Huautla, Selva baja caducifolia.
This study pretends to describe the diversity of Bombyliidae in Quilamula, Morelos, located in the reserve Sierra de Huautla.
Key Words: Bombyliidae, Species richness estimation, Species accumulation curves, Sierra de Huautla, Tropical Deciduous Forest.
Ashman and Stanton (1991) detected significantly higher pollen-deposition rates by Bombus bifarius than Bombyliidae.
The origin of the Bombyliidae (in a broader sense, including Mythicomyiinae, as recently supported by Trautwein et al.
The authors thank David Notton (BMNH), Neal Evenhuis (Bishop Museum, Hawaii, USA), curator of the USNM Bombyliidae collection, and Claudio Jose Barros de Carvalho (DZUP), for loaning us specimens of Heterostylum.
Xylocopa robbed nectar from outside the flower, and the species of Bombyliidae and Hesperiidae observed were unlikely to have successfully obtained or transfered pollen given the petal-lip mechanism of the snapdragon flower.
x x Xylocopa tabaniformis orpifex (2) -- x Bombyliidae -- x Hesperiidae -- x other x x Total number of hours observed 66 89 Total number of visitors observed 202 206 TABLE 2.
Flies of the family Bombyliidae and Syrphidae exploit flowers as a source of food.
The parasitoids from the families Bombyliidae (Diptera) and Chalcididae (Hymenoptera), were identified by Carlos Jose Einicker Lamas (Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo-SP, Brazil), and Marcelo Teixeira Tavares (Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Vit6ria-ES, Brazil), respectively.
Most Bombyliidae are ectoparasitoids, with first instar triungulin larvae that actively search and attach to the body of the hosts.
Pollen-feeding Bombyliidae, however, are common on these flowers: 14 out of 37 ABS species (37.
Larvae of this wasp, or their larval provisions, are consumed at the ABS by at least three species of Bombyliidae, one species of Phoridae, at least one species of Sarcophagidae, two species of Chrysididae, and one species of Eulophidae (Krombein 1967).