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Abstract

A new record of Potamia littoralis Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Muscidae) bred from birds' nests in Japan.

Abstract

During a survey of flies inhabiting birds' nests in Hokkaido, Japan, Potamia littoralis was identified in the nests of Parus major, P. palustris, Sturnus philippensis, S. cineraceus and Dendrocopus major. This species is a new record for Japan; it is redescribed on the basis of the Japanese specimens.