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A New Species of Valdiviomyia Vockeroth (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Argentina

Author:
Mengual, Ximo
Source:
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 2017 v.119 no.3 pp. 430-441
ISSN:
0013-8797
Subject:
Syrphidae, holotypes, new species, Argentina
Abstract:
Valdiviomyia pucara new species is described from Neuquén Province, Argentina. A description of the new species is provided, as is a key for identifying the species of the genus. Type material of all known species, i.e. V. camrasi (Sedman), V. darwini (Shannon), V. edwardsi (Shannon and Aubertin), V. nigra (Shannon), V. ruficauda (Shannon), and holotype of Ocyptamus albimanus Bigot [=V. valdiviana (Philippi)], was studied. Morphological characters of the genus and the subgeneric groupings are discussed.
Agid:
5949745