Revision of Malayia Malloch, with the first reports of Rhinophoridae from India and Indonesia (Diptera Oestroidea)

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Malayia Malloch, 1926 is revised and a new species, M. indica sp. n., is described and illustrated from a female collected from Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India. The male of M. fuscinervis Malloch, 1926 is described for the first time from material from Malaysia and Philippines, and M. nigripennis Malloch, 1927 is reported from Sumatra, Indonesia. The records from India and Indonesia are new country records for the genus. A key to the three species of Malayia is provided.

Original languageEnglish
JournalFragmenta Entomologica
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)61-67
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Research areas

  • India, Indonesia, Malayia, Morphology, New species, Oriental Region, Rhinophoridae, Taxonomy

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