Abstract

The taxonomy of the forest-dwelling flies of the endemic Australian genus Pentachaeta McAlpine, 1985 (family Heleomyzidae or Heteromyzidae), is investigated, with particular reference to structure of the male genitalia. The number of described species is increased from one to ten. The following new species are described: Pentachaeta edwardsi, P. bickeli, P. inserta, P. bassiana, P. skusei, P. gilliesi, P. impar, P. kirkspriggsi, P. pinguis.

 
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McAlpine, 2014. Rec. Aust. Mus. 66(5): 247–264
Author
David K. McAlpine
Year
2014
Title
Review of the Australian genus Pentachaeta (Diptera: Heleomyzidae), with descriptions of nine new species
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
66
Issue
5
Start Page
247
End Page
264
DOI
10.3853/j.2201-4349.66.2014.1631
Language
English
Date Published
22 October 2014
Cover Date
22 October 2014
ISSN
0067-1975 (print) 2201-4349 (online)
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
INSECTA: DIPTERA; TAXONOMY; BIOGEOGRAPHY
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21 October 2014
Available Online
22 October 2014
Reference Number
1631
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