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A survey of naso-pharyngeal and subcutaneous myiasis affecting roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) was conducted in the Czech Republic over an 8-year period (1999–2006). A total of 503 bucks and 264 does from six hunting localities were examined. The sampling area comprised predominantly agricultural lowlands and a mountain range primarily covered by forest.… (More)
Fauna Europaea provides a public web-service with an index of scientific names (including important synonyms) of all extant multicellular European terrestrial and freshwater animals and their geographical distribution at the level of countries and major islands (east of the Urals and excluding the Caucasus region). The Fauna Europaea project comprises about… (More)
Based on revision of large recent collections of the authors, the following five species are first recorded from the Czech Republic: Fannia collini d'Assis-Fonseca, 1966 (simultaneously first record in Central Europe), Fannia lugubrina (Zetterstedt, 1838), Fannia melania (Dufour, 1839), Fannia slovaca Gregor & Rozkošný, 2005, and Fannia brinae Albuquerque,… (More)
Palaearctic species of the Rhamphomyia (Pararhamphomyia) anfractuosa group are revised. Rhamphomyia (Pararhamphomyia) biflexatasp. n., Rhamphomyia (Pararhamphomyia) lineodorsatasp. n., Rhamphomyia (Pararhamphomyia) nudiscutellatasp. n., and Rhamphomyia (Pararhamphomyia) shatalkinisp. n. (all from Russian Far East) are described and illustrated. A key to… (More)
Trichieurina haladai sp. n. (Diptera, Chloropidae), is described from Zambia. All known Trichieurina species are keyed and main differential characters are illustrated.
Platypalpusgraecoides sp. n. (Italy), Platypalpuspyreneensis sp. n. (Andorra), and Platypalpussilvahumidus sp. n. (Czech Republic) are described. All three species are illustrated and keyed. Platypalpushallensis Grootaert & Stark, 1997 is first reported from France and Spain.
Species of the genus Bicellaria (Diptera: Hybotidae) of Europe are reviewed. Altogether four new species are describes, viz B. andorra sp. nov. (Andorra, France), B. italica sp. nov. (Europe), B. kocoureki sp. nov. (Bulgaria), and B. setipalpus sp. nov. (Italy). Bicellaria dispar Oldenberg, 1920 is redescribed and lectotype is designated. Bicellaria… (More)