Taxonomic Notes on the Soldier Fly Genus Odontomyia Meigen, 1803 (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) from Pakistan with a New Country Record

Authors

  • Muhammad Asghar Hassan China Agricultural University, Beijing, China https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2590-5781
  • Mehdi Hassan Shehbaz Department of Entomology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Anjum Shehzad National Insect Museum, National Agriculture Research Centre, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0531-7352
  • Zershina Maryam Department of Zoology, University of Baltistan, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
  • Nayab Khatak Department of Plant Pathology, Agriculture College, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China
  • Imran Bodlah Department of Entomology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5977-0438

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51963/jers.v26i1.2597

Abstract

The soldier fly genus Odontomyia Meigen, 1803 (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) is revised from Pakistan. Two species are re-described and illustrated: Odontomyia ochropa Thomson, 1869 and Odontomyia solennis Walker, 1851. Of these, Odontomyia solennis is newly recorded for Pakistan. An illustrated key and a distributional map of these two species in Pakistan are provided.

Author Biography

Muhammad Asghar Hassan, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China

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27.03.2024

How to Cite

Hassan, M. A., Shehbaz, M. H., Shehzad, A., Maryam, Z., Khatak, N., & Bodlah, I. (2024). Taxonomic Notes on the Soldier Fly Genus Odontomyia Meigen, 1803 (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) from Pakistan with a New Country Record. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 26(1), 147–156. https://doi.org/10.51963/jers.v26i1.2597

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society