Abstract

Three Australian species of the platystomatid genus Microepicausta Hendel, 1914, are identified and keyed. Available information on their distribution and habitat is recorded. Elassogaster terrae-reginae Malloch, 1928, is a new junior synonym of Microepicausta gracilis Hendel, 1914. The following Australian species are described: Microepicausta fenestra sp. nov., Microepicausta wirthi sp. nov.

 
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McAlpine, 2019. Rec. Aust. Mus. 71(3): 95–104
Author
David K. McAlpine
Year
2019
Title
Review of the Australian signal flies of the genus Microepicausta (Diptera: Platystomatidae)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
71
Issue
3
Start Page
95
End Page
104
DOI
10.3853/j.2201-4349.71.2019.1675
Language
English
Date Published
12 June 2019
Cover Date
12 June 2019
ISSN
ISSN 0067-1975 (print); ISSN 2201-4349 (online)
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
INSECTA: DIPTERA; TAXONOMY; BIOGEOGRAPHY
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12 June 2019
Available Online
12 June 2019
Reference Number
1675
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