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Published: 2021-10-20
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A new species, new postabdominal descriptions and a new synonymy in Euphranta Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae: Trypetinae: Adramini)

National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore-560024, Karnataka, India.
60 South Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 2EP, United Kingdom.
National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore-560024, Karnataka, India.
National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore-560024, Karnataka, India.
Diptera Adramini Tamil Nadu Dharmapuri Euphranta laosica


A new species of Euphranta, E. flavothoracica David, Hancock & Sachin, sp. n. is described from India and placed in the zeylanica group of species. Postabdominal structures of E. cassiae (Munro), E. crux (Fabricius) and E. klugii (Wiedemann) are described. A revised key to the 16 species of Euphranta known from India is provided. A new generic and specific synonymy is established: Euphranta Loew, 1862 = Ichneumonomacula Chen, 2020, syn. n. and Dacus figuratus Walker, 1856 (=Euphranta figurata (Walker, 1856))= Ichneumonomacula wangyongi Chen, 2020, syn. n.



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