oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A key to Drosophilidae (Insecta: Diptera) collected in areas of human settlement in southern Africa

Volume 51, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



A key is provided for 23 species of Drosophilidae, 21 of which have been found in areas of human settlement in southern Africa; seven of these species are cosmopolitan and eight others are widespread in Africa. Several cryptic species are included, their identification requiring examination of male genitalia; all other species key on features of external morphology.

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