A new species of the genus Milesia Latreille (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Crete

Keywords: hover flies, flower flies, endemic, new species, DNA barcoding


Milesia cretica Bot & van Steenis sp. nov. is described from the Island of Crete, Greece. An identification key to all the European species of Milesia Latreille, 1804 is provided, together with DNA barcodes to distinguish the new species.


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How to Cite
Bot, S., Mengual, X., van Steenis, J., & Skevington, J. H. (2022). A new species of the genus Milesia Latreille (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Crete. European Journal of Taxonomy, 846(1), 110–125. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2022.846.1969
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