The identity and family affi liation of Scelomyza hirticornis (Diptera: Opomyzidae, Anthomyzidae), with a new checklist of Afrotropical Anthomyzidae

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Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2014/54/1

The female holotype of Scelomyza hirticornis Séguy, 1938 from Kenya is revised and the species transferred from Opomyzidae to Anthomyzidae. It is redescribed in detail based on partly reconstructed characters of the damaged holotype. The genus Scelomyza Séguy, 1938 is redescribed and its relationships are discussed with the conclusion that it is probably related to Apterosepsis Richards, 1962, a strongly modi

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