Category: phoridae

New scuttle fly specimen

Material ♂, MALAYSIA: Selangor, Taman Tasik Sri Gombak, Batu Caves, flight trap baited with cow’s liver, 26.viii.2020, Naim Naqib, (CISUKM, Me-2020-018). Distribution Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Japan Facts This species has been reported in a...

Megaselia spiracularis emergence

The scuttle fly now reaches the next stage of its life cycle – to emerge from the pupal cases and become adults. Check out the emergence of female Megaselia spiracularis from their pupal cases!...

Megaselia sp. (140419)

Megaselia sp. (140419)

Of the two phorids collected from the spider carcass, only one female was captured and preserved. This unknown species of Phoridae belongs to the giant genus of Megaselia. The sample is in Megaselia Group...

Lalat mencalai – pembunuh labah-labah?

Lalat mencalai – pembunuh labah-labah?

Gambar di atas diambil ketika satu sesi lawatan ke Tapak Simulasi Sains Forensik UKM Bangi pada April 2019, menunjukkan bangkai seekor labah-labah mati tergantung. Terdapat kemungkinan bahawa labah-labah tersebut tergolong dalam kumpulan labah-labah pelompat...