Moth flies (Diptera, Psychodidae) inhabiting Prague city and adjacent localities with descriptions of five new species

Ježek J.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 44: 125-165, 1995
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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.