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Type: Article
Published: 2010-06-30
Page range: 272–279
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Macrochelidae of China: a review of progress, with a checklist

Institute of Plant Protection, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Fuzhou 350013, China
Landcare Research, Private Bag 92970. Auckland, New Zealand
mainland China Taiwan Macrochelidae predators biological control dung fly eggs stored products


This paper reviews the taxonomy and biology of the family Macrochelidae in China, with a special focus on the taxonomy and their role as predators of pests in biological control. A checklist with distribution data of 37 species in four genera is provided.