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astrophorus. Sri Lanka [OR]. Acanthiophilus astrophorus Hering 1939[ 2182]: 187.—Sri Lanka. Western: Colombo. LT/ NMW. Lectotype designated by Hardy 1968: 129. [6602422] brunneus. Ethiopia, e. Zaire,Expand
The little fire ant Wasmanniaauropunctata: a new invasive species in the Middle East and its impact on the local arthropod fauna
The little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata, probably arrived in Israel in ca. 1998 and was identified in 2005; this is the first record of this species from open areas outside the tropics andExpand
A study of Zaleinae, a taxon transitional between Canacidae and Tethinidae (Diptera), with the description of a new genus and species
Suffomyia scutellaris gen. n. & sp. n. is described from specimens collected at the intertidal zone along the western coast of the Gulf of Elat (northern Red Sea), Sinai. This is the firstExpand
Taxonomy, natural history and immature stages of the bone-skipper, Centrophlebomyia furcata (Fabricius) (Diptera: Piophilidae, Thyreophorina)
Centrophlebomyia furcata (Fabricius) is rediscovered (in Israel) after not being found for about 100 years. Thyreolepida cinerea Sack from Israel is found to be congeneric and conspecific (newExpand
Sex ratio in relation to season and host plant quality in a monogenous stem‐galling midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)
Abstract.  1. The sex determination mechanism in gall midges is little understood, although it is known that the females of several species primarily or exclusively produce unisexual broodsExpand
A revision of Sepedonea, a neotropical genus of snail-killing flies (Diptera:Sciomyzidae)
Freidberg, Amnon, Lloyd Knutson, and Jay Abercrombie. A Revision of Sepedonea, a Neotropical Genus of Snail-killing Flies (Diptera: Sciomyzidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number 506, 48Expand
Revision of the fruit fly genus Capparimyia (Diptera, Tephritidae)
Capparimyia Bezzi is revised and eight species recognized, of which four are new: C. aenigma sp. nov., C. maerua sp. nov., C. mirabilis sp. nov., and C. spatulata sp. nov. A lectotype is designatedExpand
Basic Biology and Host Use Patterns of Tephritid Flies (Phytalmiinae: Acanthonevrini, Dacinae: Gastrozonini) Breeding in Bamboo (Poaceae: Bambusoidea)
ABSTRACT We report results of field collections, laboratory rearing, and behavioral observations of tephritids belonging to the tribes Acanthonevrini and Gastrozonini in Malaysia and Thailand. TheExpand