Platyplastinx ibanezbernali sp. nov., a new species of moth fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Ecuador
Jaume-Schinkel Santiago, Kvifte Gunnar M.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 62(2): 383-389, 2022
Published online: 16th December 2022
Abstract: A new species of Platyplastinx Enderlein, 1937, Platyplastinx ibanezbernali sp.
nov., is described from Ecuador based on morphological characters as well as DNA
barcodes from male and female specimens. We provide the first brief description
of an egg for the genus. Furthermore, this species is included in the key to
world species of the genus, and we provide a key to adult males of Platyplastinx
Key words: Lower Diptera, Psychodinae, new species, taxonomy, Ecuador, Neotropical Region