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Published: 2021-05-12
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Five new species of Chelifera Macquart from China (Diptera: Empididae)

Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China Institute of Life Science and Technology, Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia 010022, China
Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
Diptera Chelifera China dance fly Hemerodromiinae new species Sichuan


Previously nine species of the genus Chelifera were known to occur in China. Here the following five new species of Chelifera are described from Sichuan; C. acutata sp. nov., C. brevis sp. nov., C. obtusa sp. nov., C. sichuanensis sp. nov., and C. wangi sp. nov. A key to the species of Chelifera from China is provided, and male terminalia and habitus images are included for each new species.



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