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1 March 2008 New Records and Descriptions of Mexican Moth Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae, Psychodinae)
Sergio Ibáñez-Bernal
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The following species are recorded by first time in Mexico: Lepidiella albipeda (Rapp, 1945b), L. matagalpensis (Collantes and Martínez-Ortega, 1998), Australopericoma caudata (Satchell, 1955), Balbagathis sylvatica Quate, 1994, Paramormia furcata (Kincaid, 1899), Psychoda cinerea Banks, 1894, P. lativentris Berdén, 1952, P. savaiiensis Edwards, 1928, and P. tothastica Quate, 1955. Aditionally, some state records of Clogmia albipunctata (Williston, 1893), Psychoda alternata Say, 1824, and P. alternicula Quate, 1955, are provided. The female of Lepidiella albipeda (Rapp), the male of Balbagathis sylvatica Quate, 1994, and the male and female of one previously unknown species of the genus Psychoda Latreille, 1796, are described and illustrated by first time. Additionally, Telmatoscopus sobrinus Quate, 1955 and Duckhousiella corniculata Vaillant, 1973 of North America are transferred to the genus Paramormia Enderlein.

Sergio Ibáñez-Bernal "New Records and Descriptions of Mexican Moth Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae, Psychodinae)," Transactions of the American Entomological Society 134(1), 87-131, (1 March 2008).[87:NRADOM]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 March 2008
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