A scuttle fly (Diptera: Phoridae) parasitizing a beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Russia

Henry Disney, Elena Zvereva, Mikhail Mostovski
2001 Entomologica Fennica  
Megaselia opacicornis Schmitz is reported parasitizing the pupae of Melasoma lapponica (L.). The hitherto unknown male of the fly is described and the recognition of the female clarified. Life history data are summarised.
doi:10.33338/ef.84098 fatcat:bt6sk33qvvh7finspyphdcwjze