Cecidomyiidae (Diptera, Insecta): richness of species and distribution in Brazil

  title={Cecidomyiidae (Diptera, Insecta): richness of species and distribution in Brazil},
  author={Val{\'e}ria Cid Maia},
  journal={Biota Neotropica},
  • V. Maia
  • Published 2021
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • Biota Neotropica
Most Neotropical species of Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) have been described from Brazil, but a list of species with occurrence in the country has never been published. Little is known about their distribution and richness in the Brazilian phytogeographic domains. Additionally, a list of host plant species has never been gathered. The present study aims to fill these knowledge gaps and provides an overview of this family in Brazil. For this, data were obtained mainly from the literature, but also… 

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