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Taxonomic revision of Pseudorhopalia Wilcox & Papavero, 1971 (Insecta, Diptera, Mydidae, Rhopaliinae), with description of a new species from the Brazilian Amazon

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Author(s):
Calhau, Julia [1] ; Nihei, Silvio Shigueo [2] ; Einicker Lamas, Carlos Jose [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04263000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, BR-05508900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 3884, n. 4, p. 333-346, NOV 17 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

The previously monotypic genus Pseudorhopalia Wilcox \& Papavero, 1971 is here revised, with description of a new species, Pseudorhopalia manauara, sp. n. The type-species, P. mirandai (d'Andretta \& Carrera, 1951), is only found in northeastern Brazil, in the semiarid Caatinga biome. On the other hand, the new species is found in the humid Brazilian Amazonia, within dense ombrophilous forest and campina (scleromorphic scrub vegetation associated with white sand). (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/05131-6 - Taxonomy and cladistic of the genus Noctiliostrebla Wenzel, 1966 (Diptera; Streblidae)
Grantee:Silvio Shigueo Nihei
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/17190-1 - Cladistic analysis of Mydinae (Diptera, Mydidae)
Grantee:Carlos José Einicker Lamas
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/07803-6 - Phylogeny and biogeography of Mydinae (Diptera, Mydidae)
Grantee:Julia Calhau Almeida
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate