Advanced search
Start date
Betweenand
(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

The first Cordyla Meigen species (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) from continental Australia and Tasmania

Full text
Author(s):
Kurina, Olavi [1] ; Oliveira, Sarah Siqueira [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Estonian Univ Life Sci, Inst Agr & Environm Sci, EE-51014 Tartu - Estonia
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Filosofia Ciencias & Letras Ribeirao Preto, Dept Biol, BR-14040901 Ribeirao Preto, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: ZOOKEYS; n. 342, p. 29-43, 2013.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

A new species of Mycetophilidae, Cordyla australica sp. n., is described from continental Australia and Tasmania, representing the first Cordyla record in the region. A detailed description of its morphology with illustrations of male and female terminalia and a map of the collecting localities are provided. According to the structure of male terminalia, C. australica sp. n. belongs to the C. murina species-group that has 13 species worldwide. Within the group C. australica sp. n. resembles C. murina but has a unique outline of the hypoproct and medial branch of the gonostylus. The observed distributional pattern is restricted to the rainforest of eastern Australia and Tasmania. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/51577-3 - Mycetophilidae (Diptera) with amphinotic distribution: taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography
Grantee:Sarah Siqueira de Oliveira
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate