Taxonomic review of the genus Compsiluroides Mesnil (Diptera: Tachinidae), with the description of a new species

Yu Zen Huang, Takuji Tachi

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Abstract

Compsiluroides communis Mesnil, C. flavipalpis Mesnil and C. meifengensis sp. nov. are redescribed and described with illustrations. Compsiluroides proboscis Chao & Sun is treated as a junior synonym of C. communis. Variations of structures of the male postabdomen of C. communis are illustrated. The genus is newly recorded from Nepal and Taiwan. A key to the three known species of Compsiluroides is provided and their diagnostic characters are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)345-356
Number of pages12
JournalZootaxa
Volume4608
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 20 2019

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Taxonomic review of the genus Compsiluroides Mesnil (Diptera : Tachinidae), with the description of a new species. / Huang, Yu Zen; Tachi, Takuji.

In: Zootaxa, Vol. 4608, No. 2, 20.05.2019, p. 345-356.

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