The Syrphidae of Puerto Rico

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Telford, H. S. (1973). The Syrphidae of Puerto Rico. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, 57(3), 217–246.


This paper presents results of a taxonomic investigation of the family Syrphidae of the order Diptera in Puerto Rico. A total of 58 species included in 11 genera are presently recorded as a result of synonymy, new records, and descriptions of the following four new species: Baccha (Baccha) martorelli, Baccha (Ocyptamus) medina, Baccha (Baccha) neoparvicornis and Baccha (Ocyptamus) vockerothi. Keys are given for the identification of the reported genera and for most of the recorded species.


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