Jurinia notata, Bigot (Bolivia)

Jurinia notata, Bigot (Bolivia)
In this post I showed a Jurinia sp. from Bolivia, determined by Monty Wood. During a visit to the BMNH I discovered a species called Jurinia notata, Bigot (holotype in the collection). Here are some photos of the BMNH material, including the holotype (sadly not in good condition) and an additional specimen. * specimen photos ...

Jurinia notata & Jurinia sp. (French Guiana & Bolivia)

Jurinia notata & Jurinia sp. (French Guiana & Bolivia)
Determinations by Monty Wood. EDIT (6/8/2011): After a trip to the BMNH I now believe that the first specimen is probably Jurinia notata.

fg-taxon #88 (Jurinia sp.)

fg-taxon #88 (Jurinia sp.)
EDIT (Monty Wood 26/9/2010): This is a Jurinia sp.

fg-taxon #20 (Jurinia sp.) 1

fg-taxon #20 (Jurinia sp.)
This taxon is very similar to taxon #45 but larger in size. Note the very broad, shallow scutellum with distinctive row of scutellar bristles, combined with golden thoracic dusting and a shiny abdomen. They look superficially like Tachina spp. in Europe but they have a projecting mouth edge and quite a few other disimilarities. EDIT ...

fg-taxon #45 (Jurinia sp.) 1

fg-taxon #45 (Jurinia sp.)
This really is a little beauty and very similar in morphology to taxon #20 (golden dusted thorax, shiny black/red abdomen & distinctive broad, shallow scutellum with a row of scutellar bristles), but this one is much smaller and has a black abdomen with a dark, central wing patch. There are 2 specimens in this taxon, ...