MacGowan, Iain, Razak, Nakeer, Rotheray, Graham E and Ahmad, Irfan (2012) A new species of fig-feeding Lonchaeidae (Diptera: Schizophora) from India and a checklist for the family in the Indian sub-continent. Zootaxa (3242). pp. 47-52. ISSN 1175-5334

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Abstract

A new species of Lonchaeidae, Silba lashker sp. nov. is described from specimens reared from figs in Jammu and Kash-mir, India. The adult and larvae are described and comparisons are made with other species in the genus. A checklist forthe Indian sub-continent is provided which lists twenty four species in four genera including one new species and a furtherfour species recorded from the sub-continent for the first time. The family Lonchaeidae is reported for the first time from the biodiversity hotspot region of the Kashmir valley.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diptera; Lonchaeidae; <i>Silba</i>; India; figs; new species; checklist
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2016 10:26
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2016 10:26
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1620

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