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More Information about: theca
Term theca
Explanation Enlargement of sternite 5/6 in females of many Conopidae, sternite 5 is then produced ventrally as a pad-like structure anteriorly and with a variously developed plate-like portion posteriorly; sternite 6 often similarly developed but with pad-like anterior portion usually smaller and with pate-like posterior portion usually larger than those in segment 5.
Illustration showing a female of Conops flavipes, but in, for example, Sicus the theca is much smaller and rather inconspicuous.
Category Morphology: abdomen
Submitted by Paul Beuk
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08.08.20 14:31
ah ok ! I didn't knew oops !

07.08.20 08:12
They are already in Poland !

04.08.20 21:02
Today a Chrysomya albiceps found in North of France ! I was quite surprised !

02.08.20 10:10
Ok... lower case naming for images.. understood,Lothar

02.08.20 10:02
I uploadad a jpg, but it is not visible in the thread...Lothar

30.07.20 21:32
Have you checked the FAQ already?

30.07.20 02:23
cannot upload photos, it says wrong name. can someone please explain the exact procedure and the does and donts?

19.07.20 15:41
Don't use the preview, post directly.

17.07.20 01:44
Hi, apologies but also can't get photos to load. They are jpg, <300K, no spaces in names. Help? Smile

16.07.20 10:34
Hi Anders. No blanks in filename permitted

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