Phylogenetic classification of Eudorylini (Diptera: Pipunculidae)

Skevington, Jeffrey H. and Yeates, David K. (2001) Phylogenetic classification of Eudorylini (Diptera: Pipunculidae). Systematic Entomology, 26 4: 421-452. doi:10.1046/j.0307-6970.2001.00160.x


Author Skevington, Jeffrey H.
Yeates, David K.
Title Phylogenetic classification of Eudorylini (Diptera: Pipunculidae)
Journal name Systematic Entomology
ISSN 0307-5970; 0307-6970: 1365-3113
Publication date 2001-10
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1046/j.0307-6970.2001.00160.x
Volume 26
Issue 4
Start page 421
End page 452
Total pages 32
Place of publication Oxford, England
Publisher Blackwell Science Ltd
Collection year 2001
Language eng
Subject C1
270501 Animal Systematics, Taxonomy and Phylogeny
780105 Biological sciences
Abstract The phylogenetic relationships of members of Eudorylini (Diptera: Pipunculidae: Pipunculinae) were explored. Two hundred and fifty-seven species of Eudorylini from all biogeographical regions and all known genera were examined. Sixty species were included in an exemplar-based phylogeny for the tribe. Two new genera are described, Clistoabdominalis and Dasydorylas. The identity of Eudorylas Aczél, the type genus for Eudorylini, has been obscure since its inception. The genus is re-diagnosed and a proposal to stabilize the genus and tribal names is discussed. An illustrated key to the genera of Pipunculidae is presented and all Eudorylini genera are diagnosed. Numerous new generic synonyms are proposed. Moriparia nigripennis Kozánek & Kwon is preoccupied by Congomyia nigripennis Hardy when both are transferred to Claraeola, so Cla. koreana Skevington is proposed as a new name for Mo. nigripennis.
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
 
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