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A new species of the genus Kuwanimyia Townsend (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Zhanjiang, China



A new tachinid species, Kuwanimyia zhanjiangensis sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on specimens collectedfrom Zhanjiang in southern China. A modified key is provided for the identification of this species within the genus Ku-wanimyia Townsend, 1916. Figures showing characteristics distinguishing K. zhanjiangensis sp. nov. from the closely re-lated species K. conspersa Townsend (in particular, features of the male terminalia and male abdominal sternum 5) are included.


Diptera, Tachinidae, Goniini, Kuwanimyia, new species, taxonomy

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