The picture-winged fly Otites formosa new for the Netherlands (Diptera: Ulidiidae) The first record of Otites formosa (Panzer, 1798) is given. A male specimen was collected in the forest ‘Hoge bos’ near the town of Elsloo, province of Limburg. The genus Otites is characterized and the differences between both species of this genus in the Netherlands are given, as well as an illustration of both species.

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Keywords prachtvliegen, Ulidiidae, Nederland, verspreiding
Journal Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen
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Smit, J.T, & Renema, W. (2006). De prachtvlieg Otites formosa nieuw voor Nederland (Diptera: Ulidiidae). Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen, 24, 121–123.