oa Annals of the Natal Museum - The genus Rhynchopsilopa Hendel (Diptera: Ephydridae)

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



The genus Rhynchopsilopa Hendel is reviewed and diagnosed, and a key is presented to the 14 known species. The following new species are descriptionbed: albipunctata, coei, frontalis, fuscipennis, minor, pallipes, philippinensis, and stuckenbergi. The genus is known only from tropical Africa and Asia. The apparently myrmecophilous habits seem to have caused the flies to undergo several structural modifications.

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