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The Sepsidae (Diptera) of Europe

The Sepsidae (Diptera) of Europe by A.C.; Meier Pont
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This volume deals with the European species of the family Sepsidae, a small family of acalyptrate flies. The taxonomy, biology and faunistics of all the European species are revised with emphasis on the Fennoscandian species, and the detailed distribution of the species known from Fennoscandia, the adjacent areas of Russia, Germany and Great Britain is tabulated in a catalogue. Keys are given to generic level for eggs, larvae and adults, and to species for the adults. Descriptions of the adults are provided for genera and species, together with diagnostic notes on the immature stages. The distribution and biology of the European species is summarized, and the results of extensive type-studies are presented. Illustrations are given of the male fore legs and genitalia of all the European species, and also of other characters of diagnostic importance for the egg, larval and adult stages. Nine genera and 44 species are dealt with, and one new species is described.
BRILL; January 2002
231 pages; ISBN 9789047401391
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Title: The Sepsidae (Diptera) of Europe
Author: A.C.; Meier Pont; R. Meier
 
ISBNs
9047401395
9789004124776
9789047401391