- Hoplitimyia aleus
- Hoplitimyia bellardii
- Hoplitimyia clavata
- Hoplitimyia constans
- Hoplitimyia costalis
- Hoplitimyia inbioensis
- Hoplitimyia mutabilis
- Hoplitimyia panamaensis
- Hoplitimyia semiluna
- Hoplitimyia subalba
- Hoplitimyia taurina
Hoplitimyia constans is native to the USA, H. bellardii and H. mutabilis are found in both the Nearctic and Neotropical regions, and the rest are native to the Neotropics.
All Hoplitimyia species are dark in coloration and resemble wasps. Hoplitimyia is distinguished from Stratiomys by the rounded face in lateral view and the spindle-shaped antennal flagellum (Woodley 2008). Hoplitimyia is distinguished from other Nearctic Stratiomyini by the spined scutellum with the spines approximated, the antenna with five flagellomeres without forming a stylus, the antenna flagellum flattened or triangular, the face produced or tuberculate, and the head wider than the thorax (James 1981).
James, M.T. 1981. 36. Stratiomyidae. Manual Nearct. Dipt. 1: 497-511.
Woodley, N. E. 2001. A World Catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera). Myia 11: 1-473. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.
Woodley, N. E. 2008. Two new Stratiomyinae, including Panamamyia gen. nov., from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Zootaxa 1701:29-39
- Harvard MCZ Type Images. Images of Hoplitimyia constans.
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