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A revision of the New World species of Paralimna Loew (Diptera: Ephydridae) / Rosaly Ale-Rocha and Wayne N. Mathis.

Ale-Rocha, Rosaly, (author.). Mathis, Wayne N., (author.).

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J.N. Desmarais Library QL 537 E7 A45 2015 30007008934084 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • Physical Description: vii, 148 pages : Illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-146) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Systematics. Tribe Dryxini Zatwarnicki. Genus Paralimna Loew. Key to New World Species of the Subgenus Paralimna -- Subgenus Phaiosterna Cresson -- Key to New World Species of the Subgenus Phaiosterna -- Paralimna (Coganolimna, Subgen. nov. -- Phylogenetic considerations.
Summary, etc.:
The New World species of the genus Paralimna Loew are revised. Fifteen new species are described and four new synonyms are proposed (Paralimna cilifera Hendel = Paralimna sana Cresson, Paralimna sticta Hendel = Paralimna taurus Cresson, and Paralimna bistriata Hendel = Paralimna molossus Schiner, P. multipunctata Williston = Paralimna thomae (Wiedemann)). A key to the 34 known, New World species of the subgenera Paralimna is provided, as is a key to the three New World species of the subgenus Phaiosterna Cresson. Diagnoses, detailed distributional data for the species of the genus, notes on the biology, and illustrations (photographs and drawings) are provided to assist species identification-- / Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ephydridae > Classification.

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