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A fossil Hypocera species (Diptera: Phoridae) and its phylogenetic implications

Studia Dipterologica 6(2): 273-277

A fossil Hypocera species (Diptera: Phoridae) and its phylogenetic implications

A new species of phorid fly, Hypocera oschini sp. nov., is described from Baltic amber from Kaliningrad, Russia. The two female specimens represent the first known fossils of this genus. H. oschini sp. nov. differs from other species of Hypocera by setation characters of the legs and wings.

Accession: 003342968

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