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SPECIES OF THE GENUS TRIGONOCERA BECKER (DIPTERA: DOLICHOPODIDAE)

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Author(s): Igor Ya. Grichanov

Journal: Journal of Insect Biodiversity
ISSN 2147-7612

Volume: 1;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Diptera | Dolichopodidae | Trigonocera | Afrotropical | Oriental | Palaearctic | new species

ABSTRACT
Systematic information on the Old World diaphorine genus Trigonocera Becker is reviewed. It comprises nine species: T. rivosa Becker (=T. africana Naglis syn. nov.), T. guizhouensis Wang, Yang et Grootaert, T. lucidiventris Becker, T. munroi (Curran), T. obscura De Meijere, T. specialis Becker, T. tongshiensis (Yang), T. ethiopiensis Grichanov sp. nov. from Ethiopia and T. madagascarensis Grichanov sp. nov. from Madagascar. T. biseta Olejníček is excluded from the genus [Chrysotus biseta (Olejníček) comb. nov.]. The distribution and diagnostic features of Trigonocera are discussed.
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