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A new species of Euthycera (Diptera: Sciomyzidae) from Kashmir
Mortelmans, J. (2020). A new species of Euthycera (Diptera: Sciomyzidae) from Kashmir. Belgian Journal of Entomology 102: 1-10
In: Belgian Journal of Entomology. Koninklijke Belgische vereniging voor Entomologie: Brussel. ISSN 1374-5514; e-ISSN 2295-0214, more

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    Classification > Taxonomy
Author keywords
    Palaearctic, snail-killing flies

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Abstract
    Euthycera axei sp. nov. is described based on one male and one female. The new species differs from the congeners in the following characters: the male sternite 6 bearing two projections, the absence of a spot on the face; the trapezoid-shaped male sternite 5 with two anterior medial lobes; the hypandrium with a clear subapical process and its axe-like apical end; and the distiphallus with a hook-like tip. The new species is described from the high-altitude region of Gulmarg in Kashmir. High-resolution pictures of male and female habitus are provided, together with details of the male terminalia to facilitate identification of the new species.

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