The name Diocophora multichaeta Disney, 2007, for a Neotropical phorid fly, was originally proposed without a holotype. This name is herein validated with a description of the species, Diocophora multichaeta Brown and Disney, new species, illustrations, and designation of a holotype specimen. The identification of specimens determined by Borgmeier (1959) as Diocophora appretiata (Schmitz) is clarified.
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