How hot is the Mitaraka biodiversity spot in south-western French Guiana for Diptera?

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  • Diego Aguilar Fachin
  • Rosaly Ale-Rocha
  • Dayse Willkenia Almeida Marques
  • Claudio José Barros de Carvalho
  • Vladimir Blagoderov
  • Stéphanie Boucher
  • Scott E. Brooks
  • Jeffrey M. Cumming
  • Gregory R. Curler
  • Carlos José Einicker Lamas
  • Woody Fitzgerald
  • Jean-Paul Haenni
  • Tiago Kütter Krolow
  • Augusto Loureiro Henriques
  • Rodrigo Marques Vieira
  • Jorge L. Mederos López
  • Jonas Mortelmans
  • Steven Paiero
  • Lucas Roberto Pereira Gomes
  • Gabriela Pirani
  • José Albertino Rafael
  • Menno Reemer
  • Paula Riccardi
  • Justin Runyon
  • Vera Cristina Silva

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Originele taal-2Engels
TitelKirk-Spriggs, A.H. & Muller, B.S., eds, Abstracts volume. 9th International Congress of Dipterology, 25–30 November 2018, Windhoek, Namibia. International Congresses of Dipterology
Plaats productieWindhoek
ISBN van geprinte versie978-1-86847-181-2
StatusGepubliceerd - 2018
Event9th International Congress of Dipterology (IDC9) - Windhoek (Namibia), Windhoek, Namibië
Duur: 25-nov-201830-nov-2018


All Taxa Biodiversity Inventories or ATBI’s face considerable challenges, relat-
ed to sample processing, specimen identification and research outputs. In this
respect “Our Planet Reviewed French Guiana” 2014–2015 Expedition can be
considered a real success. This survey was conducted in the Mitaraka Moun-
tains (south-western French Guiana) in February–March and August 2015 and
involved 50 researchers, including 28 entomologists. During the first fieldwork
period, over 31 different collecting techniques were applied and 401 traps were
operational in a perimeter of ca 1 km² around the base camp. A total of 223 in-
vertebrate samples were gathered, split up into ca 30 dipteran fractions and ul-
timately disseminated among 32 taxonomic specialists. Results on the Diptera
fauna of Mitaraka are presented, with some families considerably exceeding
the species richness recorded during the ZADBI survey at Zurquí (Costa Rica).

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Vrije trefwoorden

  • biodiversity, first records, French Guiana, Mitaraka, new species, surveys, taxonomy
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