You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Hurleyella, a new genus of Nearctic Dolichopodidae (Diptera)
Author: Runyon, Justin; Robinson, Harold;
Source: Zootaxa. 2400: 57-65.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The new micro-dolichopodid genus Hurleyella and two new species, H. cumberlandensis and H. brooksi are described from the Nearctic. Hurleyella resembles the subfamily Medeterinae in having the legs bare of major setae, a depressed posterior mesonotum, and concave dorsal postcranium, but the complex male genitalia is unlike the relatively simple structure of traditional Medeterinae (e.g., Medetera, Thrypyicus, Corindia, etc.). Until the relationship of Hurleyella to other genera can be determined, and the limits of dolichopodid subfamilies refined, it should be considered as incertae sedis.
Keywords: long-legged flies, Medeterinae, micro-dolichopodid, Enlinia, Harmstonia, Microcyrtura, Microchrysotus, Micromedetera
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
XML: View XML
Runyon, Justin; Robinson, Harold. 2010. Hurleyella, a new genus of Nearctic Dolichopodidae (Diptera). Zootaxa. 2400: 57-65.
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility