Neta chilensis (Walker 1837)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Mulieri et al., 2022)

Last record: 1984 (Mulieri et al., 2022)



Argentina & Chile


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Walker, F. (1837). Descriptions, & c. of the Diptera. In: CURTIS J, HALIDAY AH & WALKER F (Eds), Descriptions, & c. of the insects collected by Captain P.P. King, R.N., F.R.S., in the Survey of the Straits of Magellan: Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, London, U.K. p. 331-359.


Other references:

MAC-LEAN M & GONZÁLEZ CR. 2006. Catálogo de los Calliphoridae (Diptera: Oestroidea) de Chile. Acta Entomol Chilena 30: 15-22.

MARILUIS JC. 1980. Ciclo biológico de Neta chilensis Walker, 1837 (Calliphoridae, Toxotarsinae). Rev Soc Entomol Argent 39: 279-282.

MULIERI PR, MIGALE S, PATITUCCI LD, GONZÁLEZ CR & MONTEMAYOR SI. (2022). Improving geographic distribution data for a putatively extinct species, a test case with a disappeared fly. An Acad Bras Cienc 94: e20201439.

REYES EA & ALMONACID ME. 1984. Ciclo biológico de Neta chilensis (Walker) (Insecta: Diptera). Stud Neotrop Fauna Environ 19: 219-222.

SMART J. 1937. Calliphoridae, Calliphorinae. Diptera of Patagonia and South of Chile 7(3): 376-384.


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