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1 July 2017 A New Species of Valdiviomyia Vockeroth (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Argentina
Ximo Mengual
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Valdiviomyia pucara new species is described from Neuquén Province, Argentina. A description of the new species is provided, as is a key for identifying the species of the genus. Type material of all known species, i.e. V. camrasi (Sedman), V. darwini (Shannon), V. edwardsi (Shannon and Aubertin), V. nigra (Shannon), V. ruficauda (Shannon), and holotype of Ocyptamus albimanus Bigot [=V. valdiviana (Philippi)], was studied. Morphological characters of the genus and the subgeneric groupings are discussed.

Ximo Mengual "A New Species of Valdiviomyia Vockeroth (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Argentina," Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 119(3), 430-441, (1 July 2017). https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.119.3.430
Published: 1 July 2017
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