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calypter (synonym)
squamula alaris
upper calypter (synonym)
squamula thoracica
lower calypter (synonym)
square brackets
1. When used in citations square brackets indicate uncertainty. Most commonly it will be the year that is given between square brackets. In this case the date of description is uncertain and the date between the brackets is the earliest, verifiable date. For example: Anomoia purmunda (Harris, [1780]) (Diptera: Tephritidae). The name waspublished in a series of piblications of which the first was issues in 1776 and the last one was dated 1780. The name proposed was in an undated volume, but this volume was published in 1780 at the latest.
2. When used in citations in lists of synonyms, square brackets are often used to enclose statements of clarification or misidentification. For example: Acletoxenus Frauenfeld, 1868: 152. Type species: Acletoxenus syrphoides Frauenfeld, 1868 [= Gitona formosa Loew, 1864], mon. Von Frauenfeld (1868) described the genus Acletoxenus which has Acletoxenus syrphoides as type species. However, that species had already been described under the name Gitona formosa by Loew (1864).

katepisternum (synonym)
stilt-legged flies
Vernacular name for the family Micropezidae.
Links: http://en.wikiped...cropezidae.
basicosta (synonym)
supra-alar setae
One or more setae on the most lateral part of the mesonotum immediately above the notopleuron base of the wing, so situated between the lateral margin of the mesonotum and (if present) the intra-alar setae.
supra-alar setae (synonym)
Name used for a taxon that also is known under another name.
Links: http://en.wikiped..._(zoology)
synonym (synonym)
synonym (synonym)
1. Being a synonym of another taxon.
2. List of synonyms, as in list of different names that have been applied to the same taxon.
Each specimen of a type series from which neither a holotype nor a lectotype has been designated. The syntypes collectively constitute the name-bearing type. (From the Glossary of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature).
syntype (synonym)
syrphid flies
hover flies (synonym)

taxon (synonym)
Plural: taxa.
Systematic category used in scientific, biological classification, like species or family. For example, in Diptera, the family Tipulidae is one taxon, as is the genus Tipula and the species Tipula maxima. These taxa represent different levels in a hierarchical scheme. A taxon at a certain level usually exists of more taxa at a lower level (for example, species in a genus).
The proximal one of the two plates in the axillary area of the wing located at the extreme base of the costal margin. The basicosta is the distal one.
Synonym: epaulet.
Image given: hthttp://www.dgrc...tegula.gif
telephone bug
love bug (synonym)
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17.08.23 13:54
Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

17.08.23 13:44
Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

17.08.23 11:37
pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

16.08.23 08:37
Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

23.02.23 21:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

27.12.22 21:10
Thanks, Jan Willem! Much appreciated. Grin

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Thanks Paul for your work on keeping this forum available! Just made a donation via PayPal.

09.10.22 17:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

07.10.22 11:55
Can any1 help out with a pdf copy of 1941 Hammer. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. 105; thank you

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