Vikhrev N.E. 2019. Notes on taxonomy of Pygophora Schiner, 1868 (Diptera: Muscidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.28. No.4: 464–469 [in English].

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doi: 10.15298/rusentj.28.4.16

ABSTRACT. Pygophora unicolor is divided into 2 subspecies: nominotypical P. u. unicolor Stein, 1920 from Sunda Isl. and P. u. crosskeyi ssp.n. from S Asian mainland. P. yanbulat sp.n. is described from New Guinea. Hitherto unknown female of P. papuana Vikhrev, 2015 is described. New synonym established: P. hirtimana Malloch, 1935 = P. tarsaseta Snyder, 1965, syn.n.

KEY WORDS: Pygophora, Muscidae, Diptera, taxonomy, new species, new subspecies, new synonym.

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