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First species of Inbiomyia from the Atlantic Forest of Brazil (Diptera, Inbiomyiidae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3935)

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dc.contributor.author Riccardi, Paula Raile.
dc.contributor.author Amorim, Dalton de Souza.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-07T21:33:53Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-07T21:33:53Z
dc.date.issued 2019-08-12
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6957
dc.description 17 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract We describe and illustrate Inbiomyia azevedoi, sp. nov., the first species of Inbiomyiidae known from the Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil. SEM photos show that the bifurcated labella have on their ventral face rows of scalelike rasping teeth that may be used to graze on green algae, as the gut content of some specimens suggest. A reanalysis of the phylogeny of the genus using Australimyza mcalpineorum as designated outgroup and including I. azevedoi shows that all four groups of species previously proposed for the genus are monophyletic if I. anodonta is removed from the scoliostylus group. Inbiomyia anodonta and I. azevedoi are here transferred to the anemosyris group. In our results with implied weight, I. exul is sister to a clade including all other species of the genus, while the scoliostylus group appears as sister to the clade (mcalpineourum group + anemosyris group). en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates;no.3935.
dc.subject Inbiomyia azevedoi. en_US
dc.subject Inbiomyia -- Phylogeny. en_US
dc.subject Diptera. en_US
dc.subject Mata Atlântica. en_US
dc.subject Brazil. en_US
dc.subject South America. en_US
dc.title First species of Inbiomyia from the Atlantic Forest of Brazil (Diptera, Inbiomyiidae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3935) en_US
dc.title.alternative New species of Inbiomyia from the Atlantic Forest. en_US


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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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