TitleNEW SHORT-PALPED CRANE FLIES (DIPTERA: LIMONIIDAE) FROM MEXICAN AMBER
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsPodenas, S, Poinar, GO
JournalProceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Volume114
Pagination347-371
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN0013-8797
Abstract

Eight new species of short-palped crane flies (Diptera, Limoniidae) are described from Mexican amber: Dicranomyia (Caenolimonia) alexbrowni Podenas and Poinar, Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) chiapa Podenas and Poinar, Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) mexa Podenas and Poinar, Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) vella Podenas and Poinar, Erioptera (?Mesocyphona) beata Podenas and Poinar, Erioptera (Mesocyphona) divera Podenas and Poinar, Erioptera (?Mesocyphona) sherry Podenas and Poinar and Helius (Helius) collemus Podenas 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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DOI10.4289/0013-8797.114.3.347