On the validity of the species Exechiopsis aemula Plassmann and Exechiopsis pulchella (Winnertz) (Diptera, Mycetophilidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2003
Authors:Kurina, O.
Journal:Norwegian Journal of Entomology
Accession Number:VB

The morphological differences between the species Exechiopsis pulchella (Winnertz, 1863) and Exhechiopsis aemula Plassmann, 1984 are discussed, based on an analysis of the taxonomic literature and the study of type material. The validity of the second species is established. Detailed illustrations of male genitalia for both species are given.

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