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Taxonomic and distributional notes on the little known Australasian species of Ptecticus Loew (Diptera, Stratiomyidae)

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Year of publication 2003
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Tijdschrift voor Entomologie
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Faculty of Science

Field Zoology
Keywords Ptecticus; Indonesia; New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Moluccas; Australia; key; new species
Description Types and other material of the Australasian species of Ptecticus are reviewed. One new species is described from New Guinea. Revision of the relevant type-specimens resulted in the proposal of six new synonyms. Lectotypes are designated for three species and identities of other four species are discussed. Additional taxonomic notes and new distributional records are given for seven Australasian species.
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