Description of 11 New Species of Neosilba (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) from Brazil, its hosts and geographical distribution

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:P. C. Strikis
Journal:Trends in Entomology

The species of genus Neosilba McAlpine are known to be distributed mainly in Neotropical region, some are polyphagous and few species are known to be monophagous or oligophagous. In this paper 11 new species of genus Neosilba are described. The geographical distribution of these new species in Brazil and their associations with host fruits are presented.

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