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Keith Bayless
Containing group: Pachygastrinae


Brachyodina was monotypic, containing only the type species, B. niveioscula, until Woodley (2001) transferred the other 3 species into the genus from Dactylodeictes and 2 from Psephiocera. Most species of Brachyodina are known from South America. B.metzi is native to Jamaica, and B. depressa is found on Dominica (Woodley 2001).


Woodley, N. E. 2001. A World Catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera). Myia 11: 1-473. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.

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