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FAMILY ASILIDAE.
Asilidae is one of the largest Diptera families with more than 7,000 recognized species worldwide. All their species are predators on arthropods, mainly insects. This catalogue presents 71 speciesExpand
A catalogue of the types of Stratiomyidae (Diptera: Brachycera) in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.
Following a recommendation of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, a catalogue of the type specimens of Stratiomyidae (Diptera: Brachycera) held in the collection of the Museu deExpand
A review of Neotropical species in Thienemanniella Kieffer (Diptera, Chironomidae).
Three species previously described from the neotropical region are revised and four new species are described: Thienemanniella biobio sp. n. and T. manihuales sp. n. as males and pupae from Chile, T.Expand
A catalogue of the types of Asiloidea (Diptera) in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Part 1: Bombyliidae and Mydidae)
A catalogue of the type-specimens of Bombyliidae and Mydidae (Diptera) held in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo (MZUSP) is provided, with information on 109 typeExpand
Cladistic analysis of the genus Bruggmanniella Tavares (Diptera, Cecicomyiidae, Asphondyliini) with evolutionary inferences on the gall inducer-host plant association and description of a new
In this study, we present a phylogenetic analysis of the genus Bruggmanniella Tavares based on morphological features. Cladistic analyses were conducted using 57 characters from 26 species. AllExpand
FAMILY PYRGOTIDAE.
Pyrgotidae is a family of endoparasitics flies of beetles with worldwide distribution. The Neotropical fauna is composed by 59 valid species names disposed in 13 genera. The occurrence of PyrgotaExpand
Brazilian legislation on genetic heritage harms Biodiversity Convention goals and threatens basic biology research and education.
Beginning in November 2018, Brazilian legislation regulating access to genetic heritage and associated traditional knowledge will cause a bureaucratic collapse of Biodiversity research in Brazil. LawExpand
Timeless standards for species delimitation.
Recently a new species of bombyliid fly, Marleyimyia xylocopae, was described by Marshall & Evenhuis (2015) based on two photographs taken during fieldwork in the Republic of South Africa. ThisExpand
A catalogue of the types of Limoniidae and Tipulidae (Diptera: Tipulomorpha) in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Following a recommendation of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, a catalogue of the type-specimens of Tipulomorpha (Diptera) held in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia daExpand
A new species of sponge-dwelling Oukuriella (Chironomidae) from Brazil.
Oukuriella Epler, 1986 is an exclusively Neotropical genus that comprises two well supported clades: inhabitants of freshwater sponges and inhabitants of immersed wood (saproxylophilic). In thisExpand
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