New Australian Stiletto Flies

Revision of Manestella Metz & Description of Medomega Gen. N. (Diptera, Therevidae, Agapophytinae)
ZooKeys No. 240


By Shaun Winterton & Christine Lambkin
December 2012
Pensoft
Distributed By Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9789546426574                      
119 pages, Illustrated
$87.50 Paper original


Australia has a rich and diverse fauna of endemic stiletto flies, with many species still awaiting discovery and description. Herein 14 new species in the genus Manestella Metz are described, along with another six species described in a new genus Medomega, a putative sister genus to Manestella.

 

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