A new species of Metelasmus (Diptera: Streblidae: Streblinae) from southern South America

  • Graciolli G
  • Dick C
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A new species of Metelasmus Coquillett, 1907 ( Diptera: Streblidae:
Streblinae) from Sturnira lilium ( E. Geoffroy, 1810) ( Chiroptera:
Phyllostomidae: Stenodermatinae) is described. Drawings of the frontoclypeus,
epiproct, gonopods, postgena, postvertex and occiputs, tergite VII,
and wing are presented. Host relationships of Metelasmus are discussed.

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  • bat fly
  • ectoparasite
  • metelasmus
  • new species
  • sturnira lilium

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  • Gustavo Graciolli

  • Cw Dick

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