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Sepsis (fly)

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Sepsis fulgens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Section: Schizophora
Family: Sepsidae
Subfamily: Sepsinae
Genus: Sepsis
Fallén, 1810
Type species
Musca cynipsea
Linnaeus, 1758
  • Sepsidimorpha Frey, 1908
  • Threx Gistl, 1848

Sepsis is a genus of flies in the family Sepsidae.[1][2][3]


See also


  1. ^ "Fauna Europaea". European Commission. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Pont, A.C. (1979). Sepsidae. Diptera (Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects 10/5c). London: Royal Entomological Society of London. pp. 35 pp. 
  3. ^ Pont, A.C.; Meier, R. (2002). The Sepsidae (Diptera) of Europe (Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 37). Brill. pp. 198 pp. 
  4. ^ Tan, Denise S. H.; Ang, Yuchen; Lim, Gwynne S.; Ismail, Mirza Rifqi Bin; Meier, Rudolf (2010-01-01). "From 'cryptic species' to integrative taxonomy: an iterative process involving DNA sequences, morphology, and behaviour leads to the resurrection of Sepsis pyrrhosoma (Sepsidae: Diptera)". Zoologica Scripta. 39 (1): 51–61. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2009.00408.x. ISSN 1463-6409. 
  5. ^ Ang, Y. and R. Meier. (2010). Five additions to the list of Sepsidae (Diptera) for Vietnam: Perochaeta cuirassa sp. n., Perochaeta lobo sp. n., Sepsis spura sp. n., Sepsis sepsi Ozerov, 2003 and Sepsis monostigma Thompson, 1869. ZooKeys 70 41-56.
  6. ^ Iwasa, M. (1982). A new Oriental species of the genus Sepsis from Taiwan and Indonesia (Diptera: Sepsidae). Pacific Insects 24(3-4) 232-34.