Descriptions of Six New Species of Phaonia Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Muscidae) From China

J Insect Sci. 2014;14:132. doi: 10.1093/jis/14.1.132.


This paper provides diagnoses and keys to species in the Phaonia fuscicoxa-group and the Phaonia barkama-group from China; describes six new species, namely Phaonia subfuscicoxa Xue and Rong, sp nov: , Phaonia hypotuberosurstyla Xue and Rong, sp nov: , Phaonia caesiipollinosa Xue and Rong, sp nov: , Phaonia daliensis Xue and Du, sp nov: , Phaonia quadratilamella Xue, sp nov: , and Phaonia maoershanensis Xue, sp nov: We report the distributions and provide notes on the affinities of known species.

Keywords: barkama-group; fuscicoxa-group; key.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • China
  • Muscidae / anatomy & histology*
  • Muscidae / classification*