versão On-line ISSN 1676-0603
MELLO-PATIU, Cátia Antunes de e SOUZA NETO, Américo da Silva Pereira de. Revision of the two species of Tapacura Tibana & Lopes, 1985 (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Sarcophaginae). Biota Neotrop. [online]. 2007, vol.7, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1676-0603. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1676-06032007000100021.
This revision presents a study on external morphology of the species of Tapacura Tibana & Lopes 1985, especially of the male terminalia. Tapacura includes presently two species: T. mariarum Tibana & Lopes, 1985 and T. mexicana Lopes, 1988, which were related to Peckiamyia Dodge, Retrocitomyia Lopes and Sinopiella Lopes & Tibana in the original description. Redescriptions, illustrations and a broadest generic diagnosis are presented. A comparison between the Tapacura species and those of the related genera has showed that Tapacura is more morphologically similar to Peckiamyia, especially because both have the third costal section of the wing with ventral setulae, male mid femur without ctenidium and a very reduced and pigmented aedeago.
Palavras-chave : morphology; terminalia; taxonomy; Sarcophagidae.