Taxonomy of Neomuscina Townsend (Diptera, Muscidae) from Brazil

  title={Taxonomy of Neomuscina Townsend (Diptera, Muscidae) from Brazil},
  author={A. Pereira-Colavite and C. Carvalho},
Neomuscina Townsend includes 41 species distributed throughout the Nearctic and Neotropical Regions. Although the genus has a large number of species, it has been ignored and its taxonomy is confusing and has many flaws. In this work we analyzed the following species recorded for Brazil: Neomuscina atincta Snyder, N. atincticosta Snyder, N. capalta Snyder, N. currani Snyder, N. douradensis Lopes & Khouri, N. goianensis Lopes & Khouri, N. inflexa (Stein), N. instabilis Snyder, N. mediana Snyder… Expand
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