Comprehensive inventory of true flies (Diptera) at a tropical site

@article{Brown2018ComprehensiveIO,
  title={Comprehensive inventory of true flies (Diptera) at a tropical site},
  author={B. Brown and A. Borkent and P. Adler and D. Amorim and K. Barber and D. Bickel and S. Boucher and S. E. Brooks and J. Burger and Z. L. Burington and R. S. Capellari and Daniel N. R. Costa and J. M. Cumming and G. Curler and C. Dick and J. Epler and E. Fisher and S. Gaimari and J. Gelhaus and D. Grimaldi and John M. Hash and M. Hauser and H. Hippa and S. Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez-Bernal and M. Jaschhof and E. Kameneva and P. Kerr and V. Korneyev and C. Korytkowski and Giar-Ann Kung and G. Kvifte and O. Lonsdale and S. Marshall and W. Mathis and V. Michelsen and S. Naglis and A. Norrbom and S. Paiero and T. Pape and A. Pereira-Colavite and M. Pollet and Sabrina Rochefort and A. Rung and J. Runyon and J. Savage and V. C. Silva and B. Sinclair and J. Skevington and John O Stireman and J. Swann and F. Thompson and P. Vilkamaa and T. Wheeler and T. Whitworth and Maria A. Wong and D. Wood and N. Woodley and Tiffany Yau and T. J. Zavortink and M. Zumbado},
  journal={Communications Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={1}
}
Estimations of tropical insect diversity generally suffer from lack of known groups or faunas against which extrapolations can be made, and have seriously underestimated the diversity of some taxa. Here we report the intensive inventory of a four-hectare tropical cloud forest in Costa Rica for one year, which 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. In total 73 families were present, all of… Expand

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