First record of black scavenger fly of the genus Meroplius Rondani, 1874 (Diptera: Sepsidae) from Pakistan

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Noor Fatima
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7191-0720
Ansa Tamkeen
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6918-9185
Muhammad Asghar Hassan
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2590-5781

Abstract

A new record is added to the black scavenger fly fauna of Pakistan by the reporting of Meroplius minutus (Wiedemann, 1830), a rare species from Rawalakot, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan.  The genus is also a new record for the country.  Diagnostic characters of both the genus and the species are provided in detail with the help of images.  In addition, detailed distribution notes and information about their habitats are provided.


 

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Fatima, N., Tamkeen, A. and Hassan, M.A. 2019. First record of black scavenger fly of the genus Meroplius Rondani, 1874 (Diptera: Sepsidae) from Pakistan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 8 (Jun. 2019), 14062–14064. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4797.11.8.14062-14064.
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