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oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Revision of Afrotropical Emmesomyia Malloch, 1917 (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), with descriptions of seven new species

Volume 36, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

Abstract

The Afrotropical Emmesomyia species are revised to include 15 species from Africa. Seven new species are descriptionbed: sublongipes, incerta, lupata, cincinnata, deemingi, nudiloba and tumida. New synonymies: Emmesomyia propleuralis Emden, 1941 = E. fascigera (Stein, 1906); E. nigrolutea Malloch, 1921 = E. maculithorax (Stein, 1906); and E. tarda (Stein, 1913) = E. micans (Stein, 1906). The Neotropical genus Anthojuba Albuquerque & Couri, 1981, is newly synonymised with Emmesomyia. Three groups of species within Afrotropical Emmesomyia are suggested, namely the E. fascigera, E. maculithorax and E. socia sections, but as no phylogenetic analysis has been attempted at this stage, these groupings may be paraphyletic.

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