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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2015, Vol. 2 Issue 6, Part A

First record and redescription of Cheilosia albipila syrphid flies from Punjab, Pakistan

Author(s):

Shahmshad A Khan, Humairah Hanif

Abstract:
Syrphid flies belong to the genera Cheilosia act as mycetophagous. The adult syrphid flies were collected during the January 2013 to December 2013 from 10 different localities of Chakwal, Punjab Pakistan. This paper present one mycetophagous syrphid species: Cheilosia albipila Meigen.This specie is redescribed here on the basis of morphological characters and identification key was also developed. Genus Cheilosia has been reported for the first time from Pakistan.

Pages: 34-35  |  1019 Views  29 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Shahmshad A Khan, Humairah Hanif. First record and redescription of Cheilosia albipila syrphid flies from Punjab, Pakistan. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2015;2(6):34-35.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies