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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.12 no.2 Curitiba  1995 

Tomosvaryella Aczél do México, América Central e Antilhas (Diptera, Pipunculidae)


Tomosvaryella Aczél from Mexico, Central America and Antilles (Diptera, Pipunculidae)



Rosaly Ale-Rocha; José Albertino Rafael

Coordenação de Pesquisas em Entomologia, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Caixa Postal 478, 69011-970 Manaus, Amazonas, Brasil. Bolsista do CNPq




Fifteen species of Tomosvaryella (Diptera, Pipunculidae) from Mexico, Central America and Antilles are registered. Two new species from Mexico are described: T. membranacea and T. mexicanensis. Four species are redescribed from the types; a new synonym is stablished: Tomosvaryella tumida Hardy, 1940 = Pipunculus lynchi Shannon, 1927. A key based in males is included.

Key words: Diptera, Pipunculidae, Tomosvaryella, taxonomy



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AGRADECIMENTOS. Aos curadores das seguintes instituições responsáveis pelo empréstimo do material: Sr. Julian Stark (AMNH); Sr. Donald Azuma (ANSP); Sr. Nigel P. Wyatt (BMNH); Drs Paul H. Arnauld Jr. e Norman D. Penny (CAS); Dr. M. Parrillo (FMNH); Drs Scott R. Shaw e Cleone T. Graham (MCZ); Dr. Robert W. Brooks (SMEK); Dr. F. Christian Thompson (USNM).



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Recebido em 25.VIII.1994; aceito em 05.IX.1995.

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