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Review of the shore-fly genus Oedenopiforma (Diptera: Ephydridae)

  • Wayne N. Mathis (a1) and Tadeusz Zatwarnicki (a2)
Abstract

The shore-fly genus Oedenopiforma Cogan is reviewed, including new information on Oedenopiforma argentea (distribution), Oedenopiforma javana (comb. nov. and O. orientalissyn. nov.), and Oedenopiforma vockerothi (sp. nov. from United Arab Emirates). Structures of the male terminalia of these three species, a diagnosis of the genus, and a key to the included genera of Dryxini and species of Oedenopiforma are presented.

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