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A revision of the New World Genus Aptilotella Duda (Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae)

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dc.contributor.advisor Marshall, Stephen A.
dc.contributor.author Luk, Stephen P.L.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-14T14:58:32Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-14T14:58:32Z
dc.date.copyright 2013-12
dc.date.created 2012-12-20
dc.date.issued 2013-01-14
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/5313
dc.description.abstract The genus Aptilotella Duda (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae) is redefined and revised. The type species, Aptilotella borgmeieri Duda is redescribed, and twenty-one species are described as new: Aptilotella andersoni, A. angela, A. caerulea, A. corona, A. diffisa, A. ebenea, A. gemmula, A. germana, A. gloriosa, A. gracilis, A. involucris, A. macula, A. pennifera, A. pichinchensis, A. pyropanda, A. quadrata, A. quatuorchela, A. radians, A. sphyra, A. umbracatus, and A. vivus. A phylogenetic analysis and key to species are presented, with illustrations and notes on distribution. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NSERC Discovery Grant en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Entomology en_US
dc.subject Diptera en_US
dc.subject Sphaeroceridae en_US
dc.subject Limosininae en_US
dc.subject Aptilotella en_US
dc.subject Phylogenetics en_US
dc.subject Taxonomic revision en_US
dc.subject Aptery en_US
dc.subject Brachyptery en_US
dc.subject Pterogramma en_US
dc.title A revision of the New World Genus Aptilotella Duda (Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Environmental Sciences en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Science en_US
dc.degree.department School of Environmental Sciences en_US
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