Thyreophora anthropophaga Robineau-Desvoidy, an 'extinct' bone-skipper rediscovered in Kashmir (Diptera: Piophilidae, Thyreophorina)

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution
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  • 1 V. Michelsen, Zool. Mus., Universitetsparken 15, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Material of a small thyreophorine fly collected on the carcass of a horse in Kashmir is referred to Centrophlebomyia Hendel and found probably identical with Thyreophora anthropophaga Robineau-Desvoidy, a species with has remained unrecognized since its description in 1830. It is redescribed and compared with C. furcata (Fabricius).

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