A revision of the Oriental and Australian Medetera (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)

@article{Bickel1987ARO,
  title={A revision of the Oriental and Australian Medetera (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)},
  author={Daniel J. Bickel},
  journal={Records of The Australian Museum},
  year={1987},
  volume={39},
  pages={195-259}
}
  • D. Bickel
  • Published 30 September 1987
  • Biology
  • Records of The Australian Museum
The Oriental and Australasian Medetera (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) are revised and 61 species are recognized, 43 of them new, with 27 Oriental, 29 Australasian, and 5 species occurring in both· zoogeographical regions. All species are described and figured except M. adsumpta Becker, M. nudicoxa Becker and M. longa Becker, which were not seen. A key is provided for the separation of males. The following species are newly placed in synonomy: M. atrata Van Duzee, M. cilifemorata Van Duzee, M… 

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