First record of a Japanese marine shore dolichopodid fly, Thambemyia (= Conchopus) borealis (Takagi), from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)

@article{Brooks2009FirstRO,
  title={First record of a Japanese marine shore dolichopodid fly, Thambemyia (= Conchopus) borealis (Takagi), from the Neotropical Region (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)},
  author={S. E. Brooks and J. M. Cumming},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2009},
  volume={2112},
  pages={65-67}
}
Thambemyia Oldroyd is a marine shore dolichopodid genus in the aphrosyline subgroup of the subfamily Hydrophorinae. The genus was erected by Oldroyd (1956) based on the greatly elongated proboscis of the Malaysian species T. pagdeni Oldroyd. Since the early 1980’s the generic limits of Thambemyia have been in flux as a result of differing opinions regarding the proposed synonymy of the related genus Conchopus Takagi, 1965 by Meuffels & Grootaert (1984). Masunaga et al. (2005) argued to retain… Expand
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