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Revision of the Australian bee fly genus Sisyromyia White, 1916 (Bombyliidae, Bombyliinae, Acrophthalmydini)

 

 

Xuankun Li, David K. Yeates

Zootaxa 4711(2): 201–244

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Four new species of Plumachaetas Salmon (Collembola: Entomobryoidea) from Oceania with comments on the genus and a key to species

Fábio G. L. Oliveira1, Penelope Greenslade & Bruno Cavalcante Bellini

Zootaxa 4706(1): 121–146

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1

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New species of gall fly (Diptera: Fergusoninidae) from Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Myrtaceae) in southern Australia and its associated parasitoids and inquilines

Gary S. Taylor, Brittany K. Hyder, Kerrie A. Davies

Zootaxa 4701(5): 401–416

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Notes on the Carpophilus Stephens (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) of Australia, with a new species from Victoria

Gareth S. Powell, Maiya L. Hamilton

Zootaxa 4701(2): 192–196

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Revision of Aleyroctonus Masner & Huggert (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae, Sceliotrachelinae)

Zachary Lahey, Lubomír Masner, Norman F. Johnson, Andrew Polaszek

Journal of Hymenopteran Research 73: 73–93

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Taxonomic revision of Australian Copelatus Erichson, 1832 (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Copelatinae)

Lars Hendrich, Helena Shaverdo, Jiří Hájek, Michael Balke

ZooKeys 889: 81-152

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Revision of Australian species of the dung beetle genus Lepanus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): description of 10 new species from the L. australis, L. monteithi, and L. villosus species groups

Nicole L. Gunter, Thomas A. Weir

Zootaxa 4695(3): 201–252

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3

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Revision of the Australian genus Logasa Chandler (Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae, Faronitae) with

description of three new species

Jun-Young Kang, Donald S. Chandler & Jong-Seok Park

ZooKeys 886: 145–154

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Revision of the Australian planthopper genus Chidaea Emeljanov with a redescription of Cixius sidnicus Stål, 1859 (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae)

Birgit Löcker & Werner E. Holzinger

Zootaxa 4691 (5): 401–443

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A new species of Apostlethrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae); an Australian genus from grass tussocks

Jun Wang, Laurence Mound, Desley J. Tree

Zootaxa 4688(1): 144–146

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Minjerribah (Diptera: Dolichopodidae), a new genus from coastal Queensland, Australia

Daniel J. Bickel

Zootaxa 4686(4): 593–599

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Porongurup, a new genus of pselaphine staphylinid beetles from Western Australia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae, Faronitae)

Su-Ho Choi, Donald S. Chandler, Jong-Seok Park

ZooKeys 881: 13-22

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Leaf-litter thrips of the genus Psalidothrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae) from Australia, with fifteen new species

Jun Wang, Laurence A. Mound & Desley J. Tree

Zootaxa 4686(1): 53–73

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Aurum, a new monotypic genus of Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) endemic to Western Australia, Australia

P.M. Hutchinson & C.H. Moeseneder

Zootaxa 4683(2): 277–285

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A contribution to knowledge of Dermestidae (Coleoptera) from Australia -Part 5. Subfamily Trinodinae from Queensland and New Caledonia

Jiri Háva

Studies and Reports Taxonomical Series 15 (2): 323-328

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Combined molecular and morphological phylogeny of Myrtlemiris, evolution of endosomal spicules, description of two new species and Neomyrtlemiris, gen. nov. (Insecta : Heteroptera : Miridae : Orthotylinae)

Marina Cheng & Gerasimos Cassis

Invertebrate Systematics 33(5) 719-756

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A revision of the Yoyetta abdominalis (Distant) species group of cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettinae), introducing eight new species

David L. Emery, Nathan J. Emery & Lindsay W. Popple

Records of the Australian Museum 71(7): 277–347

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'Austrophya monteithorum' sp. Nov., a new dragonfly (Odonata: Anisoptera, Libelluloidea) from tropical Queensland, Australia, with notes on its collection and locality

Gunther Theischinger

Australian Entomologist 46 (3): 145-155

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A new species of Aenetus Herrich-Schäffer (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) from Tasmania, with notes on the splendens group of species in South Australia

Ethan P. Beaver

Australian Entomologist 463): 125-138 125

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New erythroneurine leafhopper species from the Australian realm (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae)

Yanghui Cao, Dmitry A. Dmitriev, Christopher H. Dietrich & Yalin Zhang

Zootaxa 4671(2): 251–258

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New species of Eucinetus and Noteucinetus from Australia (Coleoptera: Scirtoidea: Eucinetidae)

John F. Lawrence

Zootaxa 4668(2): 151–182

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Deanophlebia: A new genus of south-eastern Australian mayflies and subsequent redefinition of the subgenus Nousia (Australonousia) (Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae)

K.J. Finlay

Zootaxa 4668(1): 30–50

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Total-evidence phylogeny of the Rhinomirini, taxonomic review of its subgroupings (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae: Cylapinae) and description of new Australian taxa

Anna A Namyatova & Gerasimos Cassis

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlz058

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Australian millipede assassins (Heteroptera: Reduviidae): Malingeus tumidus gen. et sp. nov. and Yaramayahus rufescens gen. et sp. nov., with new generic synonyms and an updated key

Swanson, D.R.

Austral Entomology 58: 498–514

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The genus Rhabdomastix Skuse in Australia (Diptera: Tipuloidea: Limoniidae)

Günther Theischinger, Zacariah D. Billingham, John Martin & Ivor Growns

Zootaxa 4661(1): 65–100

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A new genus and new species of Aeptini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae) from Australia

Eduardo I. Faúndez & David A. Rider

Zootaxa 4658(1):189–192

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Australian Nitidulinae: general review with descriptions of new genera and species (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

John F. Lawrence

Zootaxa 4657(2): 261–290

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Riethia (Kieffer 1917) (Diptera: Chironomidae) revised for the Austro-Pacific region 

Peter S. Cranston

Zootaxa 4646(3): 461–500 

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3

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New stiletto flies in the genus Anabarhynchus Macquart (Diptera: Therevidae) from Kangaroo Island, South Australia

D.J. Ferguson, R.V. Glatz & D. K. Yeates

Zootaxa 4646(2): 331–345

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Species of Heterolepismatinae (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae) found on some remote eastern Australian Islands

Graeme B. Smith & Andrew Mitchell

Records of the Australian Museum 71(4): 139–181

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Description of a new species of Australian Cerdistus (Asilidae: Asilinae)

Lavigne, R., Suludere, Z., & Stevens, M.

Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 21(2), 243-256

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Description of a second species of the genus Australoclerus Opitz (Coleoptera: Cleridae)

Bartlett, J.S.

Australian Entomologist 46(2): 99-103

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A new species of Molophilus (Superbomolophilus) (Diptera: Limoniidae) from the Barrington Tops region of New South Wales, Australia.

Billingham, Z.D & Theischinger, G.

Australian Entomologist 46(2): 93-98

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Revisiting Nephrodopus Sharp, 1873, with the description of a new species and a female (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae).

Hutchinson, P.M. & Allsopp, P.G.

Australian Entomologist 46(1): 1-14

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Studies in Australian Tettigoniidae: Three New Species of Agraeciini From North-eastern Australia Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae; Conocephalinae; Agraeciini

D.C.F. Rentz, You Ning Su

Zootaxa 4623(2): 283–305

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A new genus and species of Cybocephalidae (Coleoptera) from Australia

Lawrence, John F.

Australian Entomologist 46(2): 75-84

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Review of the species of Paranomina (Diptera: Lauxaniidae)

David K. McAlpine

Records of the Australian Museum 71(3): 71–85

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The genus Pseudopomyza (Diptera: Nerioidea) in Tasmania, with description of a new species

David K. McAlpine

Records of the Australian Museum 71(3): 87–94

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Review of the Australian signal flies of the genus Microepicausta (Diptera: Platystomatidae)

David K. McAlpine

Records of the Australian Museum 71(3): 95–104

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Rediagnoses of the Asian genera Xylaplothrips and Mesandrothrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae, Haplothripini), with keys to Australian species

Laurence A. Mound, Desley J. Tree

Zootaxa 4613(2): 327–341

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Revision of the genus Sadoletus Distant, with description of new species from China and Australia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Heterogastridae)

Cuiqing Gao, M.B. Malipatil

Zootaxa 4613(2): 251–289

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Four new species of Australian velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae, Aglaotilla) reared from bee and wasp nests, with a review of Australian mutillid host records

Christopher K. Taylor, Mark V. Murphy, Yvette Hitchen, Denis J. Brothers

Zootaxa 4609(2): 201-224

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Two new species of Sierola Cameron (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) from New Zealand and Australia 

Karl N. Magnacca

New Zealand Entomologist

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Six new species of Stenometopiini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae) with redescription of additional species and new distributional records

Yani Duan, Yating Zhang, Christopher H. Dietrich

Zootaxa 4603(2): 201-240

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Two new species of Allophrys Förster from Australia (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

Zichen Zhou, Alexey Reschikov, Hong Pang

Journal of Insect Biodiversity 10(2): 64-72

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Acizzia errabunda sp. nov. and Ctenarytaina insularis sp. nov.: Descriptions of two new species of psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) discovered on exotic host plants in New Zealand

Francesco Martoni, Karen F. Armstrong

PLOS ONE 14(4): e0214220

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Systematics and species radiation of the sheoak lace bug genus Epimixia Kirkaldy (Insecta : Heteroptera : Tingidae) in Australia, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea

Gerasimos Cassis, Celia Symonds and Lauren Branson

Invertebrate Systematics 33(2) 277-366

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Revision of the Cretaceous Proctotrupomorpha (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Australia

Alexandr P. Rasnitsynab Christoph Öhm-Kühnlec

Cretaceous Research 100: 91-96

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Calixomeria, a new genus of Sceliotrachelinae (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae) from Australia

Zachary Lahey, Lubomír Masner, Norman F. Johnson

ZooKeys 830: 63–73

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DNA barcoding and integrative taxonomy of the Heterolepisma sclerophylla species complex (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae: Heterolepismatinae) and the description of two new species

Graeme B. Smith, Andrew Mitchell, Timothy R. C. Lee & Luis Espinasa

Records of the Australian Museum 71(1):1-32

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A new genus and new species of Myodochini from Australia (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae)

M. B. Malipatil & Cuiquing Gao

Zootaxa 4565(1): 117-123

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Revision of Australian species of the dung beetle genus Lepanus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): key to species groups and description of 14 new species from the L. pygmaeus species group

Nicole L. Gunter, Thomas A. Weir

Zootaxa 4564 (1): 041–080

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New species of Australian microgastrine parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Microgastrinae) documented through the ‘Bush Blitz’ surveys of national reserves

Erinn P. Fagan-Jeffries, Steven J.B. Cooper, Andrew D. Austin

Zootaxa 4560 (3): 401–440

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A new genus and species of an unusual Australian winter bee fly (Diptera: Bombyliidae) with discussion on its phylogenetic position

Li, X. & Yeates, D.K.

Austral Entomology 58: 192-203

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First record of the subfamily Psallopinae (Heteroptera: Miridae) from Australia and discussion of its systematic position and diagnostic characters

Anna A. Namyatova & Gerasimos Cassis

Austral Entomology 58: 156–170

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Revision of the Hermetiinae of Australia (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)

Lessard, Bryan, Yeates, David, Woodley, Norman

Austral Entomology 58(1): 122-136

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Studies on the Australian Muscidae (Diptera). VIII. The genus Lispe Latreille, 1797

Adrian C. Pont

Zootaxa 4557 (1): 001–232

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First gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) known to feed on plant family Atherospermataceae: a new species of Asphondylia damaging the endangered Australian tree Daphnandra johnsonii

Peter Kolesik, Nathan Butterworth, Jedda Lemmon, Tracey Gibson & James F Wallman

Austral Entomology 58(2): 317-323

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The Australian Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea): supplement

John F. Lawrence

Zootaxa 4555 (4): 451–490

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Notes on Manota Williston (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Australia and Papua New Guinea, with description of two new species

Olavi Kurina, Heikki Hippa, Dalton de Souza Amorim

Zootaxa 4555 (3): 385–395

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Systematic study of the Australian plant bug genus Xasmasoma, gen. nov. (Insecta : Heteroptera : Miridae : Orthotylinae), including host plant and biogeographic analysis, and description of twelve new species

Marina Cheng & Gerasimos Cassis

Invertebrate Systematics 33(1) 1-70

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Two new species of Dactylasioptera (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) inducing stem galls on Maireana (Chenopodiaceae)

Veenstra, A.A., Lebel, T., Milne, J. & Kolesik, P.

Austral Entomology 58: 220-234

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A new species of Dinotoperla Tillyard, 1921 from the Shoalhaven Catchment, New South Wales, Australia (Plecoptera: Gripopterygidae)

Gunther Theischinger, Julia H. Mynott

Zootaxa 4550 (3): 423–427

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A revision of Lachnodius Maskell (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Eriococcidae)

Nate B. Hardy, John W. Beardsley Jr, Penny J. Gullan

ZooKeys 818: 43-88

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