Vol. 35 (2019)
Artículos

Three new species of Proparachaeta Townsend, 1928 (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Brazil and Peru, and redescription of the type species from Paraguay

Ronaldo Toma
Fiocruz-Mato Grosso do Sul
Biografía

Publicado 2019-08-20

Cómo citar

Toma, R. (2019). Three new species of Proparachaeta Townsend, 1928 (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Brazil and Peru, and redescription of the type species from Paraguay. ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 35, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2019.3502079

Resumen

Four species of Proparachaeta Townsend (Goniini) are recognized in the Neotropical Region: the type species P. paraguayensis Townsend, 1928, from Paraguay, Proparachaeta niheii sp. n. from Brazil, Proparachaeta punensis sp. n. from Peru and Proparachaeta rondonensis sp. n. from Brazil. The type species is redescribed and the three new species are described and illustrated. A key is provided for the identification of the four species.

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