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Published: 2024-06-17
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Description of four new species of the Neotropical Micropotamia Carvalho (Diptera, Muscidae)

The Graduate Program in Entomology; Universidade Federal do Paraná; Curitiba; Brazil
Department of Zoology; Universidade Federal do Paraná; Curitiba; Brazil
Diptera Brazil Costa Rica Neotropical region taxonomy


Micropotamia Carvalho (Diptera, Muscidae) is a Neotropical genus with four species distributed from Mexico to southern Brazil. Here, we describe four new species in the genus: Micropotamia stellaria sp. nov. from Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil, Micropotamia ananas sp. nov. from Borba, Amazonas, Brazil, Micropotamia ditissima sp. nov. from Rio Nhamundá, Amazonas, Brazil, and Micropotamia fortuna sp. nov. from Est. La Casona, Prov. Puntarenas, Costa Rica. An identification key for all species is provided.



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