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ISRN Zoology
Volume 2012, Article ID 517410, 6 pages
Research Article

Ctenodontina Enderlein, 1914 (Diptera, Asilidae, Asilinae): First Record for Brazil and Description of a New Species

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), CPEN, Campus II, P.O. Box 478, 69011-970 Manaus, AM, Brazil

Received 18 November 2011; Accepted 11 December 2011

Academic Editor: C. L. Frank

Copyright © 2012 Rodrigo Vieira. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Ctenodontina Enderlein is reported for the first time in Brazil. A new species Ctenodontina nairae sp. nov. is described from the Amazonas state, Brazil. The habitus, wing, and structures of terminalia are described, and illustrated and a key to species is presented.