Pape, T; Dechmann, D K N; Vonhof, M J (2002). A new species of Sarcofahrtiopsis Hall (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) living in roosts of Spix's disk-winged bat Thyroptera tricolor Spix (Chiroptera) in Costa Rica. Journal of Natural History, 36(8):991-998.
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Sarcofahrtiopsis thyropteronthos sp. n. is described from Costa Rica. All specimens were bred from faeces taken from young, tubular leaves of musoid plants (genera Heliconia and Calathea) used as roosts by Spix's disk-winged bat Thyroptera tricolor Spix. Larvae were observed in practically all roosts suggesting a highly specialized association.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Zoology (former)|
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology|
590 Animals (Zoology)
|Deposited On:||11 Feb 2008 13:15|
|Last Modified:||28 Nov 2013 02:07|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times cited: 5|
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