Vikhrev N.E. 2015. Notes on Pygophora Schiner, 1868 (Diptera: Muscidae) from New Guinea // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.24. No.4: 319–323 [in English].

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KEY WORDS: Pygophora, Muscidae, Diptera, New Guinea.

ABSTRACT. Five New Guinean species of Pygophora Schiner, 1868 are considered. One new species P. papuana sp.n. and 3 hitherto unknown females of P. absentiseta Crosskey, 1962, P. enigma Crosskey, 1962 and P. luteicornis Walker, 1858 are described. Two new syno-nymies are proposed: Pygophora longipila Stein, 1910 = P. nitidiventris Malloch, 1929, syn.n. = P. orbiculata Cui et Zhang, 1995, syn.n.

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