Episode 28: Y’all Heard of the Picture-Winged Flies (Ulidiidae)?
May 6th, 2021 by Assigned Scientist at Bachelor’s
This week's episode is an exploration of the modest but fascinating family Ulidiidae, the "picture-winged flies." Tangents include fly phylogenies (fly-logeny), sperm and the distribution thereof, and whether there's any truly correct way to pronounce scientific names.
A transcript of the episode is available at our website here: https://asabpodcast.com/2021/05/06/episode-28/
This episode follows the first publication out of Charles's MS thesis, "An illustrated identification key to the genera of Ulidiidae (Diptera: Tephritoidea) of the United States and Canada," published in the Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification here: https://cjai.biologicalsurvey.ca/w_45/w_45.html
Charles is on Twitter @cockroacharles, and Tessa @spacermase
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