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Taxonomic revision of Coniceromyia Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae), with the description of three new species from Brazil

Author(s):
Ament, Danilo Cesar [1] ; Amorim, Dalton de Souza [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Filosofia Ciencias & Letras Ribeirao Preto, Dept Biol, Av Bandeirantes 3900, BR-14040901 Ribeirao Preto, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4086, n. 1, p. 1-87, MAR 7 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The 55 known species of Coniceromyia are herein revised. Three new species from the Atlantic Forest in Brazil are described-C. apioneura, sp. nov., C. neofusca, sp. nov. and C. tanycrossa, sp. nov.-and fourteen species are redescribed. Most of the species have foreleg, wing, hind femur, and male terminalia illustrated. Characters previously unnoticed are described for the first time. Coniceromyia cubensis Brues, previously accepted as a synonym of C. latimana (Malloch), has its status reinstated. Taxonomic problems in the genus are addressed, including the condition of the damaged holotypes of C. boliviana Borgmeier and C. vespertilio Schmitz, and our inability to associate males with the female holotypes of C. arizonensis Borgmeier, C. fusca Borgmeier and C. grenadensis (Brues). The holotypes of Coniceromyia angularis Borgmeier \& Prado and Coniceromyia laticosta Prado are considered to be lost. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/03563-0 - Cladistics analysis of the subfamily Phorinae (Diptera: Phoridae)
Grantee:Danilo César Ament
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate