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The complex of species resembling Megaselia pulicaria (Fallen) has proved to be one of the most troublesome challenges to attempts to resolve the recognition of species within the huge genusExpand
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Revisionary notes on Chonocephalus Wandolleck (Diptera: Phoridae) with keys to species of the Holarctic Region
The minute flies of the sexually dimorphic genus Chonocephalus Wandolleck, with its flightless females and winged males, has long been in taxonomic chaos through more than half the species havingExpand
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Studies on European Ant Decapitating Flies (Diptera: Phoridae): I. Releasers and Phenology of Parasitism of Pseudacteon formicarum
Pseudacteonformicarum is a common parasitoid ofLasius niger and Lasius emarginatus in Europe exclusively parasitizing workers. At ant nests but also at trophobiosis sites the female flies pursueExpand
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A key to Australasian and Oriental Woodiphora (Diptera: Phoridae), affinities of the genus and description of new species
The taxonomic value of the notopleural cleft in Phoridae is highlighted. A cladogram relating Gymnophora and Woodiphora to Megaselia is presented. Recognition of the genus Woodiphora is clarified,Expand
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Sciadoceridae [Diptera] reconsidered
TONNOIR’s (1926) assignment of Sciadocera rufomaculata WHITE to the Phoridaeis supported and SCHMITZ’s (1929) transfer of it and Archiphora patagonica SCHMITZ to a separate family, Sciadoceridae, isExpand
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New species and revision of Myrmosicarius (Diptera: Phoridae) that parasitize leaf-cutter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
The genus Myrmosicarius Borgmeier is revised. M. brandaoi n. sp., M. cristobalensis n. sp., M. gonzalezae n. sp. and M. longipapis n. sp. from Argentina, with M. cristobalensis from Paraguay also,Expand
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