New scuttle fly specimen
Megaselia deningi, Disney
Megaselia deningi Disney, 1982: 89.
Megaselia trivialis auctt. nec Brues, 1911: 544.
Megaselia kurahashii Disney, 1985: 261 syn. n.
♂, MALAYSIA: Selangor, Taman Tasik Sri Gombak, Batu Caves, flight trap baited with cow’s liver, 26.viii.2020, Naim Naqib, (CISUKM, Me-2020-018).
Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Japan
- This species has been reported in a case of urogenital myiasis in a girl in Japan.
- Larvae, puparia and adult were found living in pitchers of Nepenthes distillatoria L. in Sri Lanka.
- In Malaysia, M. deningi specimens were found breeding in the internodes and in a stump of giant bamboo Gigantochloa scortechinii Gamble.