Graphomya Robineau-Desvoidy from Costa Rica: descriptions and first records (Diptera, Muscidae)

MS. Couri, B. Marques
2009 Brazilian Journal of Biology  
Graphomya Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera, Muscidae) occurs in temperate and tropical regions of the world. It is known in the Neotropical Region from fifteen species. The genus is here recorded for the first time from Costa Rica, on the basis of three species: G. auriceps Malloch, 1934; G. mexicana Giglio-Tos, 1893 and G. tropicalis Malloch, 1934. A key for the recognition of these three species is given. G. auriceps is redescribed, including the morphology of male and female terminalia and the
more » ... minalia and the male of G. tropicalis is described for the first time. For G. mexicana, a well-known species in the literature, only a brief diagnosis and the material examined are listed.
doi:10.1590/s1519-69842009000400025 pmid:19802457 fatcat:n74yut2cpnfhppt2oyvmkl74zq