Check List 11(1): e19107, doi: 10.15560/15.1.1509
Bat flies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae) from Mount Makiling, Luzon Island: new host and distribution records, with a checklist of species found in the Philippines
expand article infoJames D. V. Alvarez, Ireneo L. Lit, Jr.§, Phillip A. Alviola|
‡ Museum of Natural Hisotry, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines§ University of the Philippines Los Baños;, Philippines| University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines
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Our survey in Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Luzon Island, Philippines from April to May 2011 revealed new host records of bat fly species (Diptera: Nycteribiidae), including: Eucampsipoda philippinensis Ferris, Cyclopodia garrula Maa, C. horsfieldi de Mejeire, Phthiridium brachyacantha (Theodor) and Penicillidia acuminata Theodor. We also report C. garrula as a new record for Luzon Island. A checklist of the species known from the Philippines with the known distribution and bat host species was also provided.
Mount Makiling; Philippines; bat fly; Nycteribiidae; bats