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Hassan M A, Hussain R, Ali S, Fatima N. Re-description and first record of Saltella setigera Brunetti, 1909 (Diptera: Sepsidae) from Azad Kashmir: An Oriental Asian species. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2021; 7 (1) :43-50
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1- Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China. , kakojan112@gmail.com
2- Department of Entomology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
3- Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam, Pakistan.
4- Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China.
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The Oriental Asian species, Saltella setigera (Diptera: Sepsidae), that previously recorded based on a single male specimen from Shakargarh, Punjab province of Pakistan, is revised. During our recent collection from the Northern parts of Pakistan, both male and female specimens have been collected from Islamabad Capital Territory and Azad Kashmir, shows the wide distribution of this rarely known species and may expect to identify from other areas adjoining to these collection sites in future. The distributional notes, key characters, re-description, and detail photographs of both sexes are provided.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Taxonomy/Diptera
Received: 2020/08/23 | Accepted: 2020/10/10 | Published: 2020/10/16

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