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Gatt P. 2003.

New species and records of Microphorella Becker (Diptera: Empidoidea, Dolichopodidae) from the Mediterranean region.

Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110 (4): 669-684.


Two new species of Microphorella Becker , M. ulrichi sp. n. from Morocco and Tunisia, and M. merzi sp. n. from Cyprus, malta and Turkey are described. Two additional species from turkey and israel are not described because of inadequate material. M. curtipes (becker) is newly described from Sardinia, and teh genus is newly recorded from North Africa, sardinia, malta, Turkey, Cyprus and Israel.


Address of the author: 

Paul Gatt, 67 Triq Godwin Ganado, Tal Virtu, Rabat RBT 02, Malta.