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Anzomyia (Diptera: Tabanidae: Pangoniinae: Scionini): a new genus of Australian and New Zealand horse fly, including the description of three new species

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A new genus of Australian and New Zealand horse fly, Anzomyia Lessard, gen.n., is described, with its type species Anzomyia anomala (Mackerras) originally placed in the Scaptia (Walker, 1850) subgenus Pseudoscione (Lutz, 1918). The new genus Anzomyia is diagnosed and illustrated, along with the description of three new species. A taxonomic key is also provided to include all known species. The three new species are Anzomyia chrysomallis Lessard, sp.n. and Anzomyia pegasus Lessard, sp.n. from Australia, and Anzomyia herculensis Lessard, sp.n. from New Zealand.

Affiliations: 1: b Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia.

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