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dipterist

(ˈdɪptəˌrɪst)
n
an expert on flies belonging to the order Diptera
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While "The Secret Life of Flies" is full of engaging stories and tongue-in-check descriptions, but the science is rigorous, authoritative and will be enjoyed by dipterists, lepidopterists, insect enthusiasts, naturalists, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject.
Thanks also go to dipterists Gary Steck at the Florida State Collection of Arthropods, in Gainesville, Florida, and Harold Robinson at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, in Washington, District of Columbia, for authoritative consultation and identifications, and to Jeffery Lotz, Information Specialist III, at the Division of Plant Industry, in Gainesville, Florida, for photography.
Barr, "Feeding behaviour and mouthpart structure of larvae of Microdon eggeri and Microdon mutabilis (Diptera, Syrphidae)," Dipterists Digest, vol.
Etymology: Named in honour of two of South Africa's foremost dipterists: Brian Roy Stuckenberg and Pamela Stuckenberg (nee Usher).
In Yalgorup National Park, we found an outstanding series of an anthocorid species in the flowers of Banksia attenuata R.Br., and during the same day, we collected an upsidedown fly in the crown of a grass tree species (Xanthorrhoea preissii Endl.), which proved later to be of great interest to dipterists. We then headed south to the forests of the southwest corner of Western Australia.
While "The Secret Life of Flies" is comprised of both stories and tongue-in-check descriptions, be assured that the science is rigorous, authoritative and will be enjoyed by dipterists, lepidopterists, insect enthusiasts, naturalists, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject.
This is best attested by the present issue of African Invertebrates that commemorates Brian's life and scientific career with contributions made by 37 fellow dipterists from 15 countries.
Previously referred to as Otitidae, Ulidiidae is the family name currently accepted by dipterists and used in the BioSystematic Database of World Diptera (Thompson 2006).
South Africa, then in the throes of apartheid, was largely isolated from the outside world and these visits gave Brian the rare opportunity to meet leading dipterists of the day.
The four-yearly International Congress of Dipterology (ICD) is the major event for dipterists from all over the world.