I. Ya. Grichanov

Three new genera of Medeterinae (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Old World Tropics and Australasia.

Number: 225, Pages: 1 - 16

Three new genera of the tribe Medeterini (Diptera: Dolichopodidae: Medeterinae) are described: Nikitella gen. n. (type species – N. vikhrevi sp. n.), Medeterella gen. n. (type species – Medetera salomonis Parent, 1941), and Demetera Grichanov gen. n. (type species – Medetera melanesiana Bickel, 1987) from the Afrotropical, Oriental and Australasian Regions. Seventeen new combinations are proposed. An original key to Afrotropical genera of Medeterini and wozrld “microdolichopodid” genera related to Nikitella is given .

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