Puerto Rican Neodexiopsis (Diptera: Muscidae: Coenosiinae)

How to Cite

Snyder, F. M. (1957). Puerto Rican Neodexiopsis (Diptera: Muscidae: Coenosiinae). The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, 41(3), 207–229. https://doi.org/10.46429/jaupr.v41i3.12621


Only one species of Neodexiopsis was known from Puerto Rico. The genus belongs to the Family Muscidae of the Diptera. The author describes 10 new species in the genus, namely: Discolorisexus, micans, crispiseta, crassicrurus, ebenifemur, ditiportus, medinai, cavalata, neoflavipes, and maldonadoi. A key for the identification of the species is included. This peculiar group of flies is limited to the higher altitudes of the Island, the species having been collected from the following localities: El Yunque Mts., Maricao Commonwealth Forest, and the mountainous Lares-Yauco area.


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