Only in Costa Rica: new Neotropical flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2000
Authors:C. F. Thompson, Thompson, B. J., Fairman, J. E.
Journal:Studia Dipterologica
Keywords:Allograpta (Costarica), Allograpta (Costarica) zumbadoi Thompson

Three new flower flies are described from Costa Rica Allograpta zumbadoi F.C. THOMPSON spec. nov., Syrphus lacyorum B.J. THOMPSON spec. nov., and Sericomyia (Arctophila) fairmanorum FAIRMAN spec. nov.). These species are endemic to the higher elevations in Costa Rica. Keys to the New World Sericomyia (Arctophila), Neotropical Syrphus and Allograpta (Rhinoprosopa) species are given.

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