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A new Oriental Blera (Diptera: Syrphidae)

@article{Thompson2000ANO,
  title={A new Oriental Blera (Diptera: Syrphidae)},
  author={F. Christian Thompson},
  journal={Entomological News},
  year={2000},
  volume={111},
  pages={181-184}
}
The only known Blera from the Oriental Region is described and named himalaya (HTCf The Natural History Museum, London) INTERPRETATIVE SUMMARY: A new pollinator is described and illustrated. The information will enable conservationists, ecologists and systematists to identify the species and will contribute to the inventory of the biological diversity of the Oriental Region. The flower fly genus Blera Billberg is characteristic of the North Temperate forest, the maggots live in tree holes and… 

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