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Chromatopterum (Diptera, Chloropidae), a newly recorded genus from China, and description of two new species

XIAOYAN LIU, EMILIA P. NARTSHUK, DING YANG

Abstract


The genus Chromatopterum Becker is newly recorded from China. The following two described species are new to science: C. brevicercum sp. nov. and C. longiclavatum sp. nov. A key to the species of genus Chromatopterum from the world is given.

 


Keywords


Diptera, Chloropidae, Chromatopterum, new species, China

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4306.2.8

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