Eight new species of short-palped crane flies (Diptera, Limoniidae) are described from Mexican amber: Dicranomyia (Caenolimonia) alexbrowniPodenas and Poinar,Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) chiapaPodenas and Poinar, Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) mexaPodenas and Poinar, Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) vella Podenas and Poinar, Erioptera (?Mesocyphona) beataPodenas and Poinar, Erioptera (Mesocyphona) diverPodenas and Poinar, Erioptera (?Mesocyphona) sherryPodenas and Poinar and Helius (Helius) collemusPodenas and Poinar. Additionally, two Limoniidae species belonging to undescribed species of the genus Dicranomyia Stephens, 1829 from Mexican amber are characterized. The key for Dicranomyia from Dominican and Mexican amber is added.
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