The genus Keilbachia Mohrig (Diptera, Sciaridae) in New Caledonia, with the description of five new species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:Vilkamaa, P., Hippa, H., Mohrig W.
Date Published:02/2011
Keywords:Australasia, Diptera, Keilbachia, New Caledonia, new species, Sciaridae

Five new species of Keilbachia Mohrig are described: Keilbachia adstricta, K. constricta, K. cracens, K. fratercula and K. truncata. The species are the first sciarids recognized from New Caledonia and are similar in structure to the New Guinean K. indigena Mohrig and the Indomalayan K. adunca Hippa & Vilkamaa. A key to the Australasian species of Keilbachia is provided.

Refereed Designation:Refereed
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