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Published: 2020-02-27
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National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore-560024, Karnataka, India.
National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore-560024, Karnataka, India.
8/3 McPherson Close, Edge Hill, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
DIPTERA Zingerone Meghalaya Kerala Himachal Pradesh


Two new species of the genus Dacus Fabricius, namely D. (Mellesis) jacobi David & Sachin and D. (Mellesis) viraktamathi David & Hancock of tribe Dacini are described from India. Dacus (Mellesis) maculipterus White is recorded for the first time from India. An updated key to species of genus Dacus from India, Bhutan and Sri Lanka is also provided.



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