Faunistical data of Carnidae (diptera) from Switzerland and additional countries with the description of three new Meoneura species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2015
Authors:J. - H. Stuke, Bächli G.
Journal:Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft
Keywords:Carnidae, faunistics, Hemeromyia, Meoneura, new species, Switzerland

The previously unidentified Carnidae from the collection of Gerhard Bächli have been investigated. All in all, faunistical records of 26 species from Switzerland are presented. Meoneura alphabetica Carles-Tolrá & Ventura, 2002, Meoneura exigua Collin, 1930, Meoneura milleri Gregor, 1973, Meoneura moravica Gregor & Papp, 1981, and Meoneura obscurella (Fallén, 1823) are new for the fauna of Switzerland. Meoneura occulta spec. nov., Meoneura pappi spec. nov., and Meoneura ziegleri spec. nov. are described. Additional records of Carnidae are reported from Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, and the USA.

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