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Zootaxa. 2014 Sep 12;3861(2):101-26. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3861.2.1.

Taxonomic revision of Neodiogmites Carrera, 1949 (Diptera, Asilidae) and description of two new species.

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1
Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Av. André Araújo, 2936, Petrópolis, CEP 69067-375, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil Fellowship CNPq; Graduate Program in Entomology.; Email: edgar.alvim@gmail.com.
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Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Av. André Araújo, 2936, Petrópolis, CEP 69067-375, Mana us, Amazonas, Brazil Fellowship PQ/CNPq.; Email: alerocha@inpa.gov.br.
3
Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Av. Transnordestina S/N, Bairro Novo Horizonte 44036-900, Feira de Santana, BA, Brazil; Email: unknown.

Abstract

Neodiogmites Carrera, 1949, a rare Neotropical genus of Asilidae, is revised and divided into three species groups: (1) the melanogaster group, including N. carrerai Artigas & Papavero, N. melanogaster (Wiedemann, 1821), N. tenebrosus Carrera and N. carolindae sp. nov.; (2) the alexanderi group, including N. atriapex (Carrera & Papavero), N. alexanderi (Carrera), N. mixtus (Carrera), N. modestus (Carrera) reval., N. niger (Carrera) and N. papaveroi sp. nov.; and (3) the lanei group including N. lanei (Carrera) and N. tauauna Artigas & Papavero. A key to the 12 species is included, species distributions are summarized, and two new species are described and illustrated.

PMID:
25283397
DOI:
10.11646/zootaxa.3861.2.1
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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