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Volume 101, Issue 3-4, Pages 175-181

Bot Fly Types in the Museum of Comparative Zoology (Diptera: Oestridae)

Systematic Entomology Laboratory, PSI, ARS, USDA c/o National Museum of Natural History NHB 168, Washington 20560, D.C., USA

Received 6 June 1994

Copyright © 1994 Norman E. Woodley.


The primary types of 5 bot fly taxa in the entomology collection of the Museum of Comparative Zoology are listed and discussed. Syntypes of Gasterophilus pecorum var. zebrae Rodhain and Bequaert and Kirkia minuta Rodhain and Bequaert, previously believed to be lost, are present in the collection. Specimens of two taxa labeled as types have no type status,