Project 1062: Y. C. Ang,L. J. Wong,R. Meier. 2013. Using seemingly unnecessary illustrations to improve the diagnostic usefulness of descriptions in taxonomy–a case study on Perochaeta orientalis (Diptera, Sepsidae). Zookeys. 355:9-27.

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M309394

Taxonomic name
Perochaeta orientalis

Specimen
Perochaeta orientalis (Magyar Természettudomanyi Museum Allattara, Budapest, Hungary)

Specimen notes
Holotypus

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Figure 5: Images of holotype (A, B) and drawing (C) from description for Perochaeta orientalis, male. A – Image of habitus, lateral view. B – Image of hypopygium, dorsal view. C – Drawing of abdominal posterior (lateral view) as reproduced from Duda (1926); Arrow 1 shows how illustration has fused the two setae into one, Arrow 2 shows how the drawing fails to display the median protrusion as seen in Fig. 1G.

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Sepsidnet entry for Perochaeta orientalis

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