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A key for the identification of Afrotropical species of the shoot-fly subgenus Atherigona of Atherigona (Diptera: Muscidae), with a description of some new species from Africa

  • M. C. Dike (a1)

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A key for the identification of males of all Afrotropical species of the subgenus Atherigona of Atherigona described to date is presented. Four new species, A. alaotrana sp. n. from Madagascar, A. bowdeni sp. n. from Uganda, A. dentifolia sp. n. from Kenya and A. palpalis sp. n. from Nigeria, are described.

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A key for the identification of Afrotropical species of the shoot-fly subgenus Atherigona of Atherigona (Diptera: Muscidae), with a description of some new species from Africa

  • M. C. Dike (a1)

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