Two species of Caiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) new to India, with data on larval behaviour and morphology.

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Title:
Two species of Caiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) new to India, with data on larval behaviour and morphology.
Authors:
Banerjee, A; Rognes, K; Whitmore, D
Abstract:
Caiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is an Old World genus of blow flies, the larvae of which feed on egg masses in the foam nests of various species of rhacophorid tree frogs. Here, we provide the first records for India (West Bengal, Eastern India) of Caiusa coomani Séguy, 1948 and C. karrakerae Rognes, 2015, together with new information on the behaviour and morphology of their larvae. Active surface swimming to disperse from infested nests is documented in blow fly larvae for the first time, as is the presence of a large internal air sac presumably acting as a floating aid. Chiromantis simus (Annandale, 1915) (Anura: Rhacophoridae) egg masses are first recorded as a feeding substrate of Caiusa larvae.
Citation:
Banerjee A, Rognes K, Whitmore D (2018) Two species of Caiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) new to India, with data on larval behaviour and morphology. Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e27736. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.6.e27736
Journal:
Biodivers Data J
Issue date:
2018
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10141/622405
DOI:
10.3897/BDJ.6.e27736
Submitted date:
2018-09-10
Type:
Journal Article
Item Description:
This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. The attached file is the published version of the article.
Subject Terms:
blow flies; Oriental Region; Phumosiinae; Rhacophoridae; tree frogs; West Bengal
ISSN:
1314-2828
Appears in Collections:
Life sciences

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dc.contributor.authorBanerjee, Aen
dc.contributor.authorRognes, Ken
dc.contributor.authorWhitmore, Den
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-25T14:34:39Z-
dc.date.available2018-09-25T14:34:39Z-
dc.date.issued2018en_US
dc.date.submitted2018-09-10-
dc.identifier.citationBanerjee A, Rognes K, Whitmore D (2018) Two species of Caiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) new to India, with data on larval behaviour and morphology. Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e27736. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.6.e27736en
dc.identifier.issn1314-2828en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.3897/BDJ.6.e27736en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10141/622405-
dc.description.abstractCaiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is an Old World genus of blow flies, the larvae of which feed on egg masses in the foam nests of various species of rhacophorid tree frogs. Here, we provide the first records for India (West Bengal, Eastern India) of Caiusa coomani Séguy, 1948 and C. karrakerae Rognes, 2015, together with new information on the behaviour and morphology of their larvae. Active surface swimming to disperse from infested nests is documented in blow fly larvae for the first time, as is the presence of a large internal air sac presumably acting as a floating aid. Chiromantis simus (Annandale, 1915) (Anura: Rhacophoridae) egg masses are first recorded as a feeding substrate of Caiusa larvae.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsopenAccessen
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dc.subjectRhacophoridae; Oriental Region; Phumosiinae; West Bengal; blow flies; tree frogsen_US
dc.titleTwo species of Caiusa Surcouf (Diptera: Calliphoridae) new to India, with data on larval behaviour and morphology.en_US
dc.typeJournal Article-
dc.identifier.journalBiodivers Data Jen_US
dc.conference.locationBulgariaen_US
dc.identifier.issue6en_US
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elements.import.authorBanerjee, Aen_US
elements.import.authorRognes, Ken_US
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dc.description.nhmThis is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. The attached file is the published version of the article.en
dc.subject.nhmblow fliesen
dc.subject.nhmOriental Regionen
dc.subject.nhmPhumosiinaeen
dc.subject.nhmRhacophoridaeen
dc.subject.nhmtree frogsen
dc.subject.nhmWest Bengalen
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