Check List 20(2): 510-517, doi: 10.15560/20.2.510
The first records of eleven species of the genus Megaselia Rondani, 1856 from Morocco (Diptera, Phoridae)
expand article infoFatima Zahra Sliman, R. Henry L. Disney§, Kawtar Kettani|
‡ Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tétouan, Morocco§ University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom| Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tetouan, Morocco
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We provide new records of scuttle flies, family Phoridae (Diptera), from Morocco, which has been very little studied. Eleven phorid species belonging to the immense genus Megaselia Rondani, 1856 are newly reported from the country, increasing the number of known species in Morocco to 12, and the number of Phoridae to 14. Information on the distribution and ecology of each species is provided.
Megadiverse genus, new records, scuttle fly