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Comprehensive inventory of true flies (Diptera) at a tropical site
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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
A NEW SPECIES AND SUBGENUS OF PERISCELIS LOEW FROM AUSTRALIA (DIPTERA: PERISCELIDIDAE)
Periscelis (Notioscelis) fasciata subgen. et sp.n., from New South Wales and Queensland, is the first species of Periscelidinae to be described from Australian specimens. Family, subfamily, genericExpand
Remarkable fly (Diptera) diversity in a patch of Costa Rican cloud forest: Why inventory is a vital science.
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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
Primary Herbivory by Wood-Boring Insects along an Architectural Gradient of Rhizophora mangle
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Vigorously growing tall and sapling trees sustain greater losses because of twig borers than dwarf trees, and xylovory in fringe trees was not different from any of the other categories, but Cumulative herbivory was greatest in the tall trees. Expand
World Catalog of the Family Canacidae (including Tethinidae) (Diptera), with keys to the supraspecific taxa
All genera and species of the family Canacidae as well as all synonyms and the world distribution for each species are listed to form an updated world catalog. Since McAlpine’s (2007) placement ofExpand
World Catalog and Conspectus on the Family Periscelididae (Diptera: Schizophora)
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This catalog and conspectus are presented here not only to summarize information about the Periscelididae but also to encourage and facilitate research on all aspects of the biology of these flies. Expand
A revision of the genus Aulacigaster Macquart (Diptera: Aulacigastridae)
Rung, Alessandra, and Wayne N. Mathis. A Revision of the Genus Aulacigaster Macquart (Diptera: Aulacigastridae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number 633, x + 132 pages, 220 figures, 18 maps,Expand
World catalog and conspectus on the family Odiniidae (Diptera: Schizophora)
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The following work provides a key to the known extant genera (excluding a fossil genus), description of one new genus, and a comprehensive catalog for all described species covering taxonomic, revisionary, faunistic and biological works and catalogs. Expand
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