Wan-Qi Xue, Shu-Chong Bai, Wen-Xiu Dong
Journal of Insect Science 12 (17), 1-20, (1 February 2012) https://doi.org/10.1673/031.012.1701
KEYWORDS: China, Diptera, Muscidae, Limnophora, key, new species, new record
This paper provides the characters of genus Limnophora (Diptera: Muscidae) and a key to the Chinese species of Limnophora, six new species collected from Hainan Island of China, namely, L. brevispatula, n. sp., L. cothurnosurstyla, n. sp., L. dyadocerca, n. sp., L. longitarsis, n. sp., L. nuditibia, n. sp. and L. ypocerca, n. sp. are diagnosed, described and illustrated, a new record species in China, namely, L. argentifrons (Shinonaga et Kano, 1977), is also included.