oa Annals of the Natal Museum - A review of the South African species of Opomyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora), with description of a new species of Opomyza Fallén

Volume 40, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



The Southern African fauna of Opomyzidae is reviewed, new material is recorded, and a new species of Opomyza Fallén is descriptionbed from South Africa. The Southern African species of Opomyzidae are: Opomyza australis Stuckenberg, 1963: O. capensis Stuckenberg, 1963; and O. milleri sp. n., all of which are restricted to the southern and western Cape. A key to the species is presented. The distribution of the Opomyzidae in the Afrotropics and Southern Africa is discussed.

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