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The genus Antonia Loew in Egypt: A. gabalensis El-Hawagry, a new synonym of A. fedtschenkoi Loew (Antoniinae, Bombyliidae, Diptera)



Antonia gabalensis El-Hawagry, 2009 is hereby synonymized with Antonia fedtschenkoi Loew, 1873. Two homeotypes of A. fedtschenkoi and the primary types of A. gabalensis have been examined and found conspecific. Synonyms, diagnoses and photographs of dorsal habitus and male genitalia of the Egyptian species of Antonia are presented.



Diptera, Antonia suavissima, Bee-flies, taxonomy, Egyptian localities, dates of collection

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