The first records for Brazil of two sciarid species, Bradysia difformis Frey, 1948 [= paupera (Tuomikoski, 1960)] and Bradysia ocellaris (Comstock, 1882) [= tritici (Coquillett, 1895)] (Diptera, Sciaridae) are presented. These are the first records of these species for the Neotropical region. Males and females of both species are fully described and illustrated. Information is given about synonymy and the location of the type material. Bradysia agrestis Sasakawa, 1978 is a new synonym of Bradysia difformis. Information about the zoogeographic distribution and habitats, of Bradysia difformis and Bradysia ocellaris is provided.
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