New Chinese record of the genus Docosia with a description of a new species (Diptera, Mycetophilidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2003
Authors:Xu, H.Chao, Wu, H., Yu X.Xia
Journal:Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica
Accession Number:200400326277
Keywords:Animalia-; Docosia- (Diptera-): genus-; Docosia-flabellata (Diptera-): species-, Arthropoda-, description-; Docosia-gutianshana (Diptera-): species-, Insecta-, Invertebrata-, new-species, Systematics-and-Taxonomy; [75314-] Diptera-[new-taxon]

The present paper lists 7 species of a genus newly recorded in China, Docosia Winnertz, of which D. gutianshana sp. nov., D. monstrosa sp. nov., D. sinensis sp. nov., D. laxa sp. nov., D. yangi sp. nov. and D. flabellata sp. nov. are described and illustrated as new to science. The characteristics, biology, behavior and geographical distribution of the genus are discussed briefly. A key to Chinese species is provided. The type specimens of the new species are deposited in the Insect Collection of Zhejiang Forestry College.

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