Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

An illustrated identification key to the genera of Ulidiidae (Diptera: Tephritoidea) of the United States and Canada

CJAI 45 -- April 26, 2021

Charles Wallace

| Abstract | Introduction | Materials & Methods | Checklist | Morphology | Generic Key | Acknowledgments | References | PDF | Cite |


I would like to thank Dr. Gary Steck at the Florida State Collection of Arthropods for facilitating access to the FSCA in Gainesville, and to Dr. Torsten Dikow and Dr. Allen Norrbom for facilitating access to the USNM collection at the Smithsonian. Thanks to Dr. Allen Norrbom for photographing Texasa chaetifrons, whose type is held in the USNM collection, and Alyssa Seemann for help with additional photographs of Tritoxa flexa, Physiphora clausa, Tetropismenus hirtus and Texasa chaetifrons in the USNM collection. Additionally, thanks to those involved with the Insect Museum and Insect Systematics program at North Carolina State University: especially, Bob Blinn, the collection manager; Dr. Matthew Bertone; and my MS adviser, Dr. Brian Wiegmann. Also to Kees Eglowski for illustrating Hiatus fulvipes. And thanks to the late Dr. George C. Steyskal, for all his exceptional scholarship and foundational work in fly taxonomy.