Rediscovering the old from new: two curious species of Coenosia Meigen (Diptera: Muscidae) from South Africa

B. S. Muller, R. M. Miller

Abstract


Coenosia macrotriseta sp. n. is described from the Western Cape, South Africa, with C. globuliseta Pont being redescribed and new illustrations provided. As judged by external morphological characters, par­ticularly the presence of globular setae, the two species are very closely related. They are, however, very wide­ly separated geographically and differ clearly as regards genital structure.

To cite this paper: Muller, B.S. & Miller, R.M. 2013. Rediscovering the old from new: two curious species of Coenosia Meigen (Diptera: Muscidae) from South Africa. African Invertebrates 54 (2): 595–603.

Published electronically: 30 December 2013
urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AAD9D608-F6B8-49CA-950D-0EC8EF932DBD


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