A new species of Oedaspis Loew and new records of other fruit flies (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) from New Caledonia

The number of fruit fly species known from New Caledonia is increased to 29. Oedaspis ouinensis sp. nov. is described from Mt Ouin, while Piestometopon distinctum (Permkam & Hancock) and Ornithoschema mallochi Hardy are newly recorded from the territory. The presence of Bactrocera trilineola Drew in the Loyalty Islands is confirmed.

Citation

Hancock, D.L. 2008 04 30: A new species of Oedaspis Loew and new records of other fruit flies (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) from New Caledonia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52(2): 203–206. Brisbane. ISSN 0079-8835.

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    Date of publication

    30 April 2008

    Authors

    David L. Hancock