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New synonymy of Oplodontha minuta (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) with its first record from Socotra Island



Year of publication 2014
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae
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Faculty of Science

Field Zoology
Keywords Diptera; Stratiomyidae; Oplodontha; new synonymy; new records; distribution
Description Oplodontha minuta as a species previously recorded only from India and Srí Lanka is here documented from Socotra Island, Egypt and Afghanistan and the known distribution of it is therefore extended to the Afrotropical as well as to the Oriental Region. O. oasina Lindner is only a synonym of O. minuta. A distribution map of the previously known stratiomyid species from Socotra Island, Adoxomyia socotrae Hauser, 2002, is provided.

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