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Differential diagnosis

Allograpta ascita belongs to a group, subgenus Antillus, characterized by: face greatly produced anteriorly, with low small tubercle; oral opening about 3.5 times as long as wide, with oral apex greatly extended beyond level of antennal base; antennal pits confluent; plumula absent; subscutellar pile fringe absent; wing broadly bare basomedially, with apical dark macula; alula broad, much broader than cell BM; metasternum bare; abdomen elongate (Mengual et al. 2009).

Allograpta ascita is the only known species from this subgenus.


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Source: Flower flies (Syrphidae)

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