TITLE

The Fanniidae and Muscidae (Diptera) described by Paul Stein (1852-1921)

AUTHOR(S)
Pont, Adrian C.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Zoosystematics & Evolution;Mar2013, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An overview is given of the species-group names in the families Fanniidae and Muscidae described by Paul Stein (1852-1921) together with their type specimens. Stein described 57 new species in the Fanniidae and 783 species in the Muscidae together with 5 replacement names, to which are added 6 unavailable species names ( nomina nuda) in Fanniidae and 26 in Muscidae. A brief account of his life and career and of the various collections that he studied is given, followed by an alphabetical list of the species-group names within the Fanniidae and Muscidae. The type specimens (holotypes and syntypes) that have been located in museums and institutes throughout Europe and the United States are enumerated. The bibliography includes all the papers published by Stein on these families. The account concludes with three appendices: a systematic list of the species, a list of the species by zoogeographic region, and a list of the localities mentioned in Stein's papers. Four lectotypes are designated ( Homalomyia carbonella Stein, 1895; Homalomyia lineata Stein, 1895; Fannia nigra Stein, 1920; Mydaea pallidicornis Stein in Becker, 1910), and two replacement names for junior homonyms are given ( Neodexiopsis simplicissima nom. nov. for Coenosia simplex Stein, 1920, and Helina steini nom. nov. for Aricia punctata Stein, 1898, both from the Nearctic Region). (© 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim)
ACCESSION #
86146810

 

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