Table 1

List of species included in study

Species

No. of specimens

Condition of specimens

Behavior data


Sepsidae

Allosepsis indica (Wiedemann, 1824)

7

Freshly killed

Available

Archisepsis scabra (Loew, 1861)

1

Preserved in alcohol

-

Australosepsis niveipennis (Walker, 1860)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Decachaetophora aeneipes (de Meijere, 1913)

7

Freshly killed

Available

Dicranosepsis crinita (Duda, 1926)

5

Freshly killed

-

Dicranosepsis distincta Iwasa et Tewari, 1990

5

Freshly killed

-

Dicranosepsis emiliae (Ozerov, 1992)

5

Freshly killed

-

Dicranosepsis hamata (de Meijere, 1911)

5

Freshly killed

-

Lasionemopoda hirsuta (de Meijere, 1906)

4

Preserved in alcohol

-

Meroplius fukuharai (Iwasa, 1984)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Meroplius minutus (Wiedemann, 1830)

7

Freshly killed

-

Mircosepsis armillata (Melander & Spuler, 1917)

2

Preserved in alcohol

-

Nemopoda nitidula (Fallén, 1820)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Ortalischema albitarse Frey, 1925

5

Preserved in alcohol

-

Orygma luctuosum Meigen, 1830

7

Preserved in alcohol

Available

Paleosepsis sp.

2

Preserved in alcohol

-

Parapalaeosepsis plebeia (Meijere, 1906)

3

Preserved in alcohol

Available

Paratoxopoda amonanae Vanschuytbroeck, 1961

5

Preserved in alcohol

-

Perochaeta dikowi Ang et al. 2008

3

Preserved in alcohol

Available

Platytoxopoda spec.

1

Preserved in alcohol

-

Saltella sphondylii (Schrank, 1803)

4

Preserved in alcohol

-

Sepsis cynipsea (Linnaeus, 1758)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Sepsis dissimilis Brunetti, 1909

5

Freshly killed

Available

Sepsis duplicata Haliday, 1838

5

Freshly killed

-

Sepsis flavimana Meigen, 1826

6

Freshly killed

Available

Sepsis fulgens Meigen, 1826

5

Freshly killed

-

Sepsis monostigma Thomson, 1869

5

Freshly killed

-

Sepsis neocynipsea Melander & Spuler, 1917

5

Freshly killed

Available

Sepsis orthocnemis Frey, 1908

5

Freshly killed

-

Sepsis punctum (Fabricius, 1794)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Sepsis secunda Melander & Spuler, 1917

5

Freshly killed

Available

Sepsis thoracica (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830)

5

Freshly killed

-

Susanomira caucasica Pont, 1987

2

Pinned

-

Themira annulipes (Meigen, 1826)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Themira biloba Andersson, 1975

5

Freshly killed

Available

Themira flavicoxa Melander & Spuler, 1917

5

Freshly killed

Available

Themira lucida (Staeger in Schixdte, 1844)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Themira minor (Haliday, 1833)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Themira putris (Linnaeus, 1758)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Themira superba (Haliday, 1833)

5

Freshly killed

Available

Toxopoda spec.

1

Preserved in alcohol

Available

Ropalomeridae

Willistoniella pleuropunctata (Wiedemann, 1824)

2

Preserved in alcohol

-


List of 41 sepsid species and a ropalomerid outgroup, Willistoniella pleuropunctata. The table includes information on the specimen number and condition prior to dissection, and identifies the species for which data on mating behavior are available.

Puniamoorthy et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:275   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-275

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