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A second species of legless scuttle fly (Diptera: Phoridae) associated with ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2001

R. H. L. Disney
Affiliation:
Field Studies Council, University Department of Zoology, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, U.K. E-mail: rhld2@cam.ac.uk
A. Weissflog
Affiliation:
Zoologisches Institut, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, 60054 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
U. Maschwitz
Affiliation:
Zoologisches Institut, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, 60054 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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Abstract

Vestigipoda maschwitzi Disney sp. nov. is described from females and larvae collected from a colony of Aenictus gracilis in Malaysia. It is the second species in this remarkable genus, the type species being associated with a different species of Aenictus in Malaysia.

Type
Research Article
Copyright
1998 The Zoological Society of London

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