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New genera of philopotine spider flies (Diptera, Acroceridae) with a key to living and fossil genera

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Author(s): Jéssica Gillung | Shaun Winterton

Journal: ZooKeys
ISSN 1313-2989

Volume: 127;
Start page: 15;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Spider fly | Acroceridae | cybertaxonomy

ABSTRACT
In this paper we describe two new genera of philopotine Acroceridae: Schlingeriella irwini gen. et sp. n. (New Caledonia) and Quasi fisheri gen. et sp. n. (Mexico). The Baltic amber species Eulonchiella eocenica Meunier, 1912 is rediagnosed and a neotype designated based on a newly discovered specimen. We also provide a dichotomous key to the world genera of Philopotinae, both living and fossil.
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