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On the first tachinid fly (Diptera, Tachinidae) carrying Asclepiadoideae pollinaria in the Neotropical Region

DOI: 10.1590/S0085-56262011005000031

Keywords: anthophily, apocynaceae-asclepiadoideae, euacaulona, gonolobus, pollination, trichopodini.

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Abstract:

on the first tachinid fly (diptera, tachinidae) carrying asclepiadoideae pollinaria in the neotropical region. this paper reports the first neotropical tachinidae species possibly associated to pollination of asclepiadoideae: a female of euacaulona sumichrasti townsend, 1908 (diptera, tachinidae, phasiinae, trichopodini) carrying pollinaria of gonolobus parviflorus decne., 1844 (apocynaceae, asclepiadoideae, asclepiadeae: gonolobinae) attached to its proboscis. the fly specimen was collected in paraguay, departamento canindeyú. the pollinarium is illustrated and described herein. this represents the first anthophilous record to g. parviflorus and to the genus.

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