Moth flies (Diptera, Psychodidae) inhabiting Prague city and adjacent localities with descriptions of five new species
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 44: 125-165, 1995
Abstract: Five new species of Psychodine moth flies are described from Central Bohemia in
the presented paper. Jungiella (Psychogella) inundationum sp.n., Philosepedon
kowarzi sp.n., P. nickerli sp.n., P. pragensis sp.n. and Berdeniella wimmeri
sp.n. Three rare species, new to Czech Republic, are redescribed here:
Taramormia pulcherrima (Wag.), Telmatoscopus britteni Tonn. and Berdeniella
manicata (Tonn.). Diagnoses of all of these species are given and detailed
information about type-material as well as type-localities are included and all
important morphological characters are figured. Moreover a review of 52 more or
less common species in habiting Prague agglomeration is shown and characteristic
of their habitats are given. All preserved historical specimens of moth flies of
the Vimmer collection deposited in the National Museum in Prague were revised.
Known literary data are quoted.
Key words: Diptera, Psychodidae, taxonomy, faunistics, Prague agglomeration, new spcies, redescriptions.