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A new species of the genus Psilota Meigen, 1822 (Diptera: Syrphidae) from China

School of Bioscience and Engineering, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong, 723000, P.R. China. 2European Invertebrate Survey-the Netherlands, PO Box 9517, 2300 RA, Leiden, the Netherlands.
School of Bioscience and Engineering, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong, 723000, P.R. China.
European Invertebrate Survey-the Netherlands, PO Box 9517, 2300 RA, Leiden, the Netherlands.
College of Life Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, Shaanxi, Xi’an, China.
School of Bioscience and Engineering, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong, 723000, P.R. China.
School of Bioscience and Engineering, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong, 723000, P.R. China.
School of Bioscience and Engineering, Shaanxi University of Technology, Hanzhong, 723000, P.R. China.
Diptera Hoverflies taxonomy Palaearctic Eristalinae identification key

Abstract

The genus Psilota Meigen, 1822 is recorded for the first time from China, and the species Psilota bashanensis Huo and Zhao sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on the adult male. The complete cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene of this new species has been successfully obtained and compared to that of other congeneric species. An updated key to adult males of the genus Psilota from the Palaearctic Region is also provided.

 

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