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Synonyms for calypter

scalelike structure between the base of the wing and the halter of a two-winged fly


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Upper and lower calypters whitish, but the later with infuscated border.
Kirk-Spriggs, Malaise trap, remnant indigenous upland forest, BMSA(D)32693, two eggs inserted in left side of body: in eye and between two calypters.
Wing: Base fuscous, basicosta black; costa setulose only basally on ventral surface; costal spine shorter than cross-vein r-m; radial node bare, calypters brown; lower calypter slightly shorter than upper one; halter yellow.
0 times longer than broad; calypters brown; fore tibia with 2 medial p; mid femur with complete row of pv; mid tibia without av, 2 ad, row of short and seta-like pd and 2 strong pv; hind tibia with 7 av (3 short basally), row of ad (2-3 strong), row of pd (2 developed), and 6-7 pv on basal 3/5; distal part of inner margin of 5th sternite processes with 2 pairs of obtuse spines, and 1 pair of obtuse spines on margin of processes situated on the distal 1/3 of 5th sternite processes and 11-13 long setae on the distal part of lateral surface.
General colouration: Scutum shiny brown, abdomen shiny yellow, with translucent tergites 1+2-4, tergite 5 brown, with grey pollinosity; fronto-orbital plate and parafacial brown, silver pollinose from certain angles; lunule reddish brown; antenna, arista and palpus dark brown; anterior spiracle brown; calypters whitish; haltere with yellow knob.