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Anasillomos key Dikow 2015

Key to species of Anasillomos (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) following taxonomic revision by Dikow 2015 (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.3.e4652)

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Key Author(s): Torsten Dikow Key Version: 1.0
Key to Asilidae subfamily taxa sensu Dikow (2009)

This matrix-based identification key is provided to place all Asilidae genera in the phylogenetic classification of Dikow (2009), which recognises 14 taxa: Asilinae, Bathypogoninae, Brachyrhopalinae, Dasypogoninae, Dioctriinae, Laphriinae, Leptogastrinae, Ommatiinae, Phellinae, Stenopogoninae, Stichopogoninae, Tillobromatinae, Trigonomiminae, and Willistonininae.

The phylogenetic analysis, which is the basis for this key, was published in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 319 (downlaod a free PDF at: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/7).

Title: Phylogeny of Asilidae inferred from morphological characters of imagines (Insecta: Diptera: Brachycera: Asiloidea). The characters are taken from Table 7 and are here illustrated with photographs and line drawings.

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Key Author(s): Torsten Dikow. Additional photographs of assassin flies by Michael Thomas, Giff Beaton, Fritz Geller-Grimm, Eileen Collins, Riley Nelson, Robert Copeland. Key Version: 1.0
Key to Leptogastrinae genera

Key to 17 presently recognized genera of Leptogastrinae (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) of the world. Note that two entries are made for Leptogaster, i.e., Leptogaster sensu stricto restricted to the Nearctic and Palaearctic regions and Leptogaster sensu lato found world-wide. Version 2, Aug 2013.

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Key Author(s): Torsten Dikow Key Version: 1.0
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