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Enlinia Aldrich, 1933 of Mitaraka, French Guiana (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)

Posted date: December 06, 2018
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Authors: Runyon, Justin B.; Pollet, Marc
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Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Source: Zoosystema. 40(19): 453-468.


The genus Enlinia Aldrich, 1933 is recorded from French Guiana for the first time and six new species are described: E. loboptera n. sp., E. bova n. sp., E. colossicornis n. sp., E. mitarakensis n. sp., E. touroulti n. sp., and E. dalensi n. sp. A seventh unnamed species belonging to the E. armata Robinson, 1969 species group, and represented by a single female specimen, is also reported. These species were collected as part of the 2015 “Our Planet Revisited” survey in the Mitaraka Mountain area in far southwestern French Guiana. A key to the seven species known from French Guiana is provided.


Runyon, Justin B.; Pollet, Marc. 2018. Enlinia Aldrich, 1933 of Mitaraka, French Guiana (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zoosystema. 40(19): 453-468.