Blepharipa sp. (Brazil)

Blepharipa sp. (Brazil)
Blepharipa is a familiar genus of palearctic flies to me, as I am sent them occasionally from European material. But it was quite a surprise to hear Monty say that I had a South American Blepharipa … different species of course (and unknown so far) but the same genus, nonetheless.

Some West Malaysian tachinids

Some West Malaysian tachinids
Many years ago Professor Donald Quicke gave me some malaise trap samples from a project he was running in the Cameron Highlands of West Malaysia. The specimens have languished in boxes for ages but just recently I have started to work on them using Crosskey (1976). The key works fairly well but there are quite ...