Pont A.C.1, Vikhrev N.E.2 2012. A new species of Hennigmyia Peris, 1967 (Diptera: Muscidae) from the Oriental region // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.21. No.3: 327–330 [in English].

1 Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, UK, and The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road,  London SW7 5BD, UK. E-mail: pont.muscidae@btinternet.com

2 Zoological Museum, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Bolshaya Nikitskaya 6, Moscow, 125009 Russia. E-mail: nikita6510@ya.ru

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Muscidae, Hennigmyia, new species, Oriental region, elephant dung.

ABSTRACT. The genus Hennigmyia Peris, 1967 is known from three described Afrotropical species. We here describe a new species, Hennigmyia asiatica sp. n., from Thailand. Ecologically, H. asiatica seems closely connected with elephant dung.

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