Saturday, February 2, 2019

[Entomology • 2019] Revision of the Genus Euarestoides Benjamin (Diptera: Tephritidae)


Euarestoides pereirai Savaris & Norrbom

in Savaris, Norrbom, Marinoni & Lampert, 2019. 

Abstract
Species of the genus Euarestoides Benjamin (Diptera: Tephritidae) are revised. Euarestoides comprises six species: E. abstersus (Loew) (Bahamas, eastern Canada and USA); E. acutangulus (Thomson) (Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, USA, and Venezuela); E. bimaculatus Savaris & Norrbom, n. sp. (Peru); E. dreisbachi Foote (Guatemala, Mexico, Peru); E. pereirai Savaris & Norrbom, n. sp. (Brazil); and E. rionegrensis Savaris & Norrbom, n. sp. (Colombia). A key to the known species of the genus is provided, as well as descriptions, illustrations, distributions, notes on the biology and host plant data for each species.

Keywords: Diptera, fruit flies, Tephritinae, Tephritini, taxonomy, host plants, Asteraceae, New World


FIGURE 1. Habitus, dorsal: Euarestoides pereirai Savaris & Norrbom (♂, Brazil: São Paulo, Votorantim, USNMENT00118527). Scale bar = 0.5 mm.


 Marcoandre Savaris, Allen L. Norrbom, Luciane Marinoni and Silvana Lampert. 2019. Revision of the Genus Euarestoides Benjamin (Diptera: Tephritidae). Zootaxa. 4551(3); 299–329.  DOI:  10.11646/zootaxa.4551.3.3

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