oa African Entomology - Taxonomic affinities of Oeroparia Munro, Euryphalara Munro and Xenodorella Munro (Diptera: Tephritidae: Tephritinae)

Volume 8, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



Deroparia reticulata (Munro), Euryphalara barnardi (Bezzi), E. extensa Munro, comb. n., E. sp. nr. extensa, E. mecistocephala (Munro) and Xenodorella mira Munro are considered to belong to a closely allied group of genera, the Euryphalara group, placed in the tribe Platensinini. The species occur mainly in Namibia and appear to be associated with Monechma (Acanthaceae).

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