Lance Flies (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) Associated with Acca Sellowiana (Myrtaceae) in Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2019
Authors:G. Koerich Souza, Pikart, T. Georg, Strikis, P. Carlos, de Oliveira, V. Lunelli, Bender, M., Boff, P., Boff, M. Inês Cari

A total of 224 pupae was obtained,71 adults of Lonchaeidae emerged. . The 35 male specimens recovered  were identified as:

Neosilba pradoi Strikis & Lerena (N = 27),

Neosilba delvechioi Strikis 2011 (N = 4),

Neosilba zadolicha McAlpine & Steyskal (N = 2),

Neosilba bella Strikis & Prado (N = 1), and

Neosilba bifida Strikis & Prado (N = 1).

This is the first report of N. bifida, N. delvechioi, and N. pradoi infesting fruits of feijoa.

This is the first report of N. bella, N. bifida, and N. delvechioi  from the state of Santa Catarina.

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