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Zootaxa. 2014 Jul 4;3827(3):392-6. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3827.3.9.

A new species of the genus Micropeza Meigen (Diptera: Micropezidae) from Brazil.

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1
Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade de Brasília, 70910-900, Brasília, DF, Brazil.; Email: erica.shs@gmail.com.
2
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, EMBRAPA Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, 70770-917, Brasília, DF, Brazil.; Email: edison.sujii@embrapa.br.
3
Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade de Brasília, 70910-900, Brasília, DF, Brazil.; Email: jrpujol@unb.br.

Abstract

The stilt-legged fly genus Micropeza contains 82 valid species. Currently 10 species are recorded in Brazil. Here we describe a new species, M. dactyloptera sp. nov., based on 108 specimens (55 males and 53 females) from the States of Goiás, Paraná, and Distrito Federal, Brazil.

PMID:
25081169
DOI:
10.11646/zootaxa.3827.3.9
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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