Anthomyia

Anthomyia

(an-thō-mī'yă),
A genus of muscoid flies similar in appearance to the common housefly.
[G. anthos, flower, + myia, fly]
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Practically all Afrotropical species known so far may readily be assigned to one of the following 11 genera, originally proposed for Palaearctic species: Anthomyia Meigen, 1803, Botanophila Lioy, 1864, Calythea Schnabl & Dziedzicki, 1911, Chirosiomima Hennig, 1966, Delia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, Emmesomyia Malloch, 1917, Enneastigma Stein, 1916, Fucellia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1841, Lasiomma Stein, 1916, Leucophora Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 and Pegomya Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830.
Similar articulations between the surstyli and epandrium are found in the majority of anthomyiid genera including Anthomyia, Botanophila and Delia.