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Type: Article
Published: 2013-08-13
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Species of the genus Trigonocera Becker (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)

All-Russian Institute of Plant Protection (VIZR), Podbelskogo 3, St.Petersburg, Pushkin, 196608, Russia
Diptera Dolichopodidae Trigonocera Afrotropical Oriental Palaearctic new species


Systematic information on the Old World diaphorine genus Trigonocera Becker is reviewed. It comprises nine species: T. rivosa Becker (=T. africana Naglis syn. nov.), T. guizhouensis Wang, Yang et Grootaert, T. lucidiventris Becker, T. munroi (Curran), T. obscura De Meijere, T. specialis Becker, T. tongshiensis (Yang), T. ethiopiensis Grichanov sp. nov. from Ethiopia and T. madagascarensis Grichanov sp. nov. from Madagascar. T. biseta Olejníček is excluded from the genus [Chrysotus biseta (Olejníček) comb. nov.]. The distribution and diagnostic features of Trigonocera are discussed.