New species of scuttle flies (Diptera: Phoridae) recorded from caves in Nevada, USA

R. Henry L. Disney, Steven J. Taylor, Michael E. Slay, Jean K. Krejca

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Abstract

Five new species of scuttle fly are reported from caves in Nevada, USA, namely Aenigmatias bakerae Disney, Megaselia excuniculus Disney, M. krejcae Disney, M. folliculorum Disney, M. necpleuralis Disney and a female Megaselia that can not be named until linked to its male.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-84
Number of pages12
JournalSubterranean Biology
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Caves
  • Diptera
  • New species
  • Phoridae
  • Usa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Soil Science
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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