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Comprehensive inventory of true flies (Diptera) at a tropical site
The intensive inventory of a four-hectare tropical cloud forest in Costa Rica for one year yielded 4332 species of Diptera, providing the first verifiable basis for diversity of a major group of insects at a single site in the tropics. Expand
Remarkable fly (Diptera) diversity in a patch of Costa Rican cloud forest: Why inventory is a vital science.
The number of species of Diptera in tropical regions has been severely underestimated and the actual number may surpass the number ofspecies of Coleoptera. Expand
New distribution records for Neriidae (Diptera, Schizophora) from northeastern Brazil
The geographic ranges in Brazil of 4 species of Neriidae are widened. New records are recorded of the following species and Brazilian states: Eoneria blanchardi Aczel, 1951 from Pernambuco andExpand
Checklist of the Heleomyzidae, Neriidae and Oestridae (Insecta, Diptera) in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
We provide a checklist of fl ies of the families Heleomyzidae, Neriidae and Oestridae in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Heleomyzida are represented in Brazil by 13 species, and onlyExpand
Catalogue of the ctenostylidae (Diptera, schizophora) of the world.
A catalogue of Ctenostylidae of the world is presented comprising 14 described species in seven recognized genera, with Lochmostylia lopesi Keiser and Tauroscypson andina Aczél recorded from Brazil for the first time. Expand
Taxonomy of Neomuscina Townsend (Diptera, Muscidae) from Brazil
Species distributions are discussed and updated, and the number of species now recorded for Brazil is 29, with three new species described: Neomuscina anajeensis sp. Expand
Revision of the neotropical genus Cerantichir (Diptera: Neriidae) with new records and a key to species
The Neotropical "cactus fly" genus Cerantichir is revised. New information on morphology and distribution is provided. New diagnosis, redescriptions and a key to identification of the two currentlyExpand
Hexapod decomposers of Serra de Santa Catarina, Paraíba, Brazil: an area with high potential for conservation of Caatinga biodiversity
In detritus-based trophic systems, springtails, dung beetles, saprophagous calyptrate flies and termites consume and fragment organic matter and control populations of decomposer microorganisms,Expand
Catalogue of Syringogastridae (Diptera, Diopsoidea)
The catalogue of the Syringogastridae is updated, including now 21 extant species and two fossil records, all belonging to the genus Syringogaster Cresson. References to all known bibliography areExpand