Two acalyptrate species new for science and a new record for Spain (Diptera: Carnidae, Sphaeroceridae, Trixoscelididae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:M. Carles-Tolrá
Journal:Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa (S.E.A.)
Date Published:2016/06/30
Keywords:Carnidae, faunistics, new species, Spain, Sphaeroceridae, Trixoscelididae

Two new acalyptrate species, Meoneura obtusangula sp. n. (Carnidae) and Trixoscelis anichtiri sp. n. (Trixoscelididae), are described from Spain. Furthermore, the sphaerocerid Coproica rufifrons Hayashi, 1991 is recorded from the Iberian Peninsula (in Spain) for the first time. All of them were collected with traps baited with a dead piglet.

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