Lonchaeidae

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Lonchaeidae

[läŋ′kē·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of minute myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Acalyptreatae.
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Lance fly (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) host plants in the State of Sao Paulo, Southeast Brazil.
To analyze the species richness of fruit fly and lance fly species accumulation curves were plotted using the software EstimateS 8.2 (Colwell 2009) with 100 randomizations.
Seven plant species were infested by the fruit fly and lance fly species.
1) suggest the possibility of finding more species of fruit fly and lance fly species in the fruit species surveyed, if the sampling had been continued.
Accumulation curves for fruit fly and lance fly species (Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae) in the host fruits calculated using Sobs, Chao 2 and Jack 2 estimators, sampled in the Conservation Unit of Parque Estadual do Lajeado, Palmas, to, Brazil (May 2011 to Apr 2013).