The genus Afrosyrphus Curran (Diptera, Syrphidae), with a description of a new species

  • The flower fly genus Afrosyrphus Curran, 1927 (Diptera, Syrphidae) is revised and a new species, Afrosyrphus schmuttereri sp. nov., from Kenya and Uganda is described. Diagnoses, illustrations, DNA barcodes and known distributional data are provided for the two species of this genus, as well as an identification key. A critical review of the published literature is also provided.

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Author:Ximo MengualORCiD, Axel SSymank, Jeffrey H. Skevington, Menno Reemer, Gunilla StåhlsORCiD
Parent Title (English):European journal of taxonomy : 635
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (635)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Year of Completion:2020
Year of first Publication:2020
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2020/08/27
Tag:Afrotropical Region; DNA barcoding; Flower flies; hover flies; identification key
Page Number:17
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0