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Published: 2021-12-10

Notes on the genus Xylota Meigen (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Pakistan

Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
National Insect Museum, National Agriculture Research Centre, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
Department of Entomology, South China Agriculture University, Guangzhou 510642, China
Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Kohsar University Murree, 47150, Punjab, Pakistan
Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Azad Kashmir Eristalinae Saprophagous South Asia Xylotina

Abstract

The genus Xylota Meigen is revised from Pakistan and a key to the known species is presented for the first time. Xylota coquilletti Hervé-Bazin, 1914, and X. nursei Brunetti, 1923 are newly recorded for Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Of these, the former species is a new record for Pakistan. Brief taxonomic notes with diagnostic characters, digital photographs of dorsal and lateral habitus and the distribution map of both these two species are presented.

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