Checklist of the Heleomyzidae, Neriidae and Oestridae (Insecta, Diptera) in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Lista de Heleomyzidae, Neriidae e Oestridae (Insecta, Diptera) no Estado do Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Julia Calhau Alessandre Pereira-Colavite Tatiana Sepúlveda Claudio José Barros de Carvalho Priscylla Moll de Arruda Silvio Shigueo Nihei Cecília Kosmann Cristiane V. A. Pujol-Luz José Roberto Pujol-Luz About the authors

ABSTRACT

We provide a checklist of flies of the families Heleomyzidae, Neriidae, and Oestridae in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Heleomyzidae are represented in Brazil by 13 species, and only Neorhinotora aristalis (Fischer) is recorded to the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The two reported species of Neriidae, Longina abdominalis Wiedemann and Nerius pilifer Fabricius, are among the 15 species now known in Brazil. The Oestridae family is represented by two species distributed in two genera: Dermatobia hominis (Linnaeus Jr.) and Cuterebra rufiventris Macquart.

KEYWORDS
Biodiversity; catalogue; taxonomy; Biota-MS Program

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