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Published: 2021-08-04
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New records and notes on the morphology and biology of Chaetochlorops Malloch (Diptera: Chloropidae)

Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo. Av. Bandeirantes, 3900. 14040-901. Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
Neotropics Fiebrigellini Oscinellinae


Chaetochlorops Malloch is a small genus endemic to the New World with a peculiar morphology of the male terminalia. The genus is recorded from Brazil–Amazon and Atlantic forests– and Nicaragua for the first time. Detailed images of the external and internal morphology of all species are provided here. Also, an additional host plant for C. inquilinus is given.


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