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Apiophorinae of Brazil: taxonomic revision of the genus Eumydas Wilcox & Papavero, 1971 (Diptera: Mydidae)

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The Brazilian genus Eumydas Wilcox & Papavero, 1971 (Diptera: Mydidae: Apiophorinae) is herein revised. Three species are recognized: the type-species E. corupas Wilcox & Papavero, 1971, E. itapiruba sp.n. and E. wilcoxi (Papavero, 1976) comb.n. The female of E. wilcoxi is described for the first time. The known geographical range of the genus is expanded, with new records from Santa Catarina and Espírito Santo states in Brazil. An identification key is provided for the species.

Affiliations: 1: aLaboratório de Diptera, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Nazaré 481, Ipiranga, 04263–000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil; 2: bDepartamento de Zoologia, Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Rua do Matão, Trav. 14, n.101, 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil


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