Revision of Review of the European Greenomyia Brunetti (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) with new descriptions of females from Thu, 2011-01-27 09:41

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:Kurina, O., Hedmark, K., Karström, M., Kjærandsen J.
Keywords:Europe, fungus gnats, Greenomyia, identifi cation key, Mycetophilidae, Neoclastobasis, Synonymy, Systematics

The females of the four continental Greenomyia Brunetti species in Europe are associated with the males, diagnosed and keyed, providing the first association and description of the females of Greenomyia baikalica Zaitzev, 1994 and Greenomyia stackelbergi Zaitzev, 1982. Colour photographs of their habitus and line drawings of their female terminalia are provided. Greenomyia mongolica Laštovka & Matile, 1974 is found to be a senior synonym of Greenomyia theresae Matile, 2002. syn. n. The diagnostic characters used to distinguish between Greenomyia and Neoclastobasis Ostroverkhova in keys did not hold up to a closer scrutiny and leave the status of Neoclastobasis as separate genus questionable.

Refereed Designation:Refereed
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