A revision of the Neotropical species of Dasiops Rondani (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) attacking Passiflora (Passifloraceae). Revisión de las especies Neotropicales de Dasiops Rondani (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) que atacan Passiflora (Passifloraceae).

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1996
Authors:A. L. Norrbom, McAlpine J. F.
Journal:Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington.

A key to the 12 American species of Dasiops Rondani known or suspected to breed in Passiflora is provided. These include Dasiops brevicornis (Williston), D. curubae Steyskal, D. inedulis Steyskal, D. passifloris McAlpine, D. rugifrons Hennig, and the following new species: D. caustona, D. dentatus, D. frieseni, D. gracilis, D. longulus, D. rugulosus, and D. yepezi. The male and female genitalia are described and illustrated. The species of Passiflora that are host plants of Dasiops species include P. alata, P. edulis, P. filipes, P. ligularis, P. lindeniana, P. mollissima, P. oerstedi, P. pinnatistipula, P. quadrangularis, P. rubra, and P. suberosa

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