Scaptomyza elmoi

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Taxonavigation: Ephydroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Brachycera
Infraordo: Muscomorpha
Sectio: Schizophora
Subsectio: Acalyptrata
Superfamilia: Ephydroidea

Familia: Drosophilidae
Subfamily: Drosophilinae
Tribus: Drosophilini
Genus: Scaptomyza
Subgenus: Scaptomyza (Parascaptomyza)
Species: Scaptomyza elmoi


  • Scaptomyza elmoi Takada, 1970
    • Authority for current placement: original
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: [adult] male
      • Repository: ?
    • Type locality: 'Chito, Taiwan'


Primary references[edit]

  • Takada, H. 1970: Scaptomyza (Parascaptomyza) pallida (Zetterstedt) and two related new species, S. (P.) elmoi n.sp. and S. (P.) himalayana n.sp. (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Annotationes zoologicae japonenses, 43(3): 142–147. PDF

selected references[edit]

  • Bock, I.R. 1982: Drosophilidae of Australia V. Remaining genera and synopsis (Insecta: Diptera). Australian journal of zoology supplementary series, 89: 1–164. DOI: 10.1071/AJZS089
  • McEvey, S.F. 1990: New species of Scaptomyza from Madagascar and Mauritius with a note on terminology (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Annales de la Société entomologique de France (n.s.), 26(1): 51–64. PDF

New Zealand references[edit]

NOTE: Previously misidentified as Scaptomyza graminum, which is not present in New Zealand