The small Notoschoenomyza sulfuriceps Malloch, 1934 (Diptera: Muscidae) from the Pampean province in South America

Luciano Damián Patitucci


The genus Notoschoenomyza Malloch is a small group of predaceous muscids endemic to South America. Currently, the genus includes eight species, of which only N. immaculate (Walker) and N. costata Snyder are listed for Argentina. This study presents a redescription of N. sulfuriceps Malloch on male and female specimens, with detailed images of the terminalia, and includes notes on its habitat, new distributional records, and a key to the species.

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Coenosiinae; taxonomía; Argentina; moscas asesinas

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