Revision of the Eristalis flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of the Americas south of the United States

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1997
Authors:C. F. Thompson
Journal:Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Keywords:Diptera, Eristalis, Neotropical, Revision, Syrphidae

Three new species are described (Eristalis alleni, E. gatesi, and Palpada eristaloides); lectotypes are designated for bogotensis Macquart, circe Williston, latifrons Loew, rufoscutata Bigot, stipator Osten Sacken; new synonyms noted (Eristalis tenuifrons Curran 1930 = Palpada semicircula Walker 1852; Eristalis aztecus Hull 1935 = circe Williston 1891; Eristalis colombica Macquart 1855 = tenax Linnaeus 1758); and all species redescribed (Eristalis bellardi Jaennicke and persa Williston).

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