Eight new species of the genus Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador

Ana Danitza Peñafiel-Vinueza, Violeta Rafael
2018 Revista Ecuatoriana de Medicina y Ciencias Biológicas  
Eight new species of the genus Drosophila are described and illustrated: Drosophila kingmani sp. nov., Drosophila malacatus sp. nov., Drosophila millmasapa sp. nov., Drosophila pichka sp. nov., Drosophila rusaryu sp. nov., Drosophila shunku sp. nov., Drosophila shunkuku sp. nov. and Drosophila taki sp. nov. These species were collected in the cloud forests of Podocarpus National Park in the southern Ecuadorian Andes. The flies were captured using plastic bottles containing pieces of fermented
more » ... eces of fermented banana with yeast.
doi:10.26807/remcb.v39i2.649 fatcat:zdtq4lzzkja3rdlt5fv6rvm3lm