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Published: 2019-01-06

New Black Fungus Gnats (Diptera, Sciaridae) of North America. Part V. Genera Pseudolycoriella Menzel & Mohrig and Phytosciara Frey

Puddemin 6, 18574 Poseritz, Germany.
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Institute of Zoology, Stephanstrasse 24, 35390 Giessen, Germany.
Diptera Ostroverkhovana Dolichosciara Prosciara new species new synonyms identification key Nearctic region Neotropical region Palaearctic region Canada USA

Abstract

In the Nearctic region the genus Pseudolycoriella currently includes 13 species. The following seven species are new to science: Psl. basisetosa sp. n., Psl. brevialata sp. n., Psl. chlorothoracica sp. n., Psl. flavipila sp. n., Psl. longisetosa sp. n., Psl. nocturna sp. n. and Psl. subjucunda sp. n. All species are keyed, figured and distribution data is given. Ostroverkhovana Komarova, 2002 is regarded as a junior synonym of Pseudolycoriella Menzel & Mohrig, 1998. Phytosciara (Prosc.) plusiochaeta (Hippa & Vilkamaa, 1991) is reported from North America for the first time.

 

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How to Cite

MOHRIG, W., & KAUSCHKE, E. (2019). New Black Fungus Gnats (Diptera, Sciaridae) of North America. Part V. Genera <em>Pseudolycoriella</em> Menzel &amp; Mohrig and <em>Phytosciara</em> Frey. Zootaxa, 4543(2), 261–283. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4543.2.5