Grassflies of the genus Merochlorops (Diptera: Chloropidae) from South-East Asia with description of a new species

E.P. Nartshuk, X. Liu & D. Yang

Abstract. Chloropid flies of the genus Merochlorops Howlett, 1909 (Diptera: Chloropidae) from the mainland part of South-East Asia are reviewed. A key to determination of nine species is proposed. A new species, M. punctifrons, is described from Thailand. The new data on the distribution and life mode of larvae are given for other species.
Key words: chloropid flies, South-East Asia, Diptera, Chloropidae, Merochlorops, new species, new records

Zoosystematica Rossica, 2015, 24(2): 282–291  ▪  Published in print 25 December 2015


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