n African Entomology - A review of the genus Townsend (Diptera : Tachinidae), with taxonomic remarks on related genera

Volume 17, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The genus Townsend, before known only from one East Asian species ( Townsend) is reviewed. Three new Afrotropical species, sp. nov., sp. nov. and sp. nov. [the last one a parasitoid of (Lepidoptera, Cossidae)] are described and illustrated. The generic limits of are reappraised to exclude Brauer & Bergenstamm and Townsend. A key to the known species of is provided.

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