A second known species of Eratomyia Amorim & Rindal (Diptera, Rangomaramidae, Chiletrichinae) from Colombia

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Amorim, Dde Sousa, Falaschi R.Lopes
Keywords:biodiversity, Chiletrichinae, Neotropical region, Rangomaramidae, Systematics

A second species of the genus Eratomyia Amorim & Rindal —E. risaralda, sp. n.— is described from Risaralda, Colombia, based on one male and three females. The female of Eratomyia is described for the first time. A number of striking modifications in the female terminalia shared with Chiletricha Chandler support the hypothesis that they are sister genera within the Rangomaramidae. The position of Chiletricha and Eratomyia within the Chiletrichinae is discussed.

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