Further new taxa and little-known species of non-biting moth flies (Diptera, Psychodidae) from Yemen
Ježek Jan, van Harten Antonius
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 45: 199-220, 2005
Abstract: An account of the Psychodinae, tribe Psychodini, from Yemen is given, including
the description of a new genus, Psychana gen. nov. with the following five
species included: Psychana rujumensis sp. nov. (type species), P. absidata
(Quate et Quate, 1967) comb. nov. and P. pinguicula (Quate et Quate, 1967) comb.
nov. (known from New Guinea), P. moleva (Quate, 1965) comb. nov. (Philippines),
and P. pellucida (Quate, 1965) comb. nov. (Malaysia), all of them from Psychoda
Latreille, 1796. Three additional new species, Copropsychoda bulbosa sp. nov.,
Falsologima verrucosa sp. nov. (male), and Psychoda obscuripennis sp. nov.
(male), are described and figured. Psychodula harrisi (Satchell, 1950) comb.
nov. (from Chodopsycha Ježek, 1984) is redescribed to give female characters
and recorded for the first time from Yemen and the Afrotropical region. Comments
on the generic classification of all five genera are given. A preliminary key
to the tribes of the subfamily Psychodinae and to the world genera of the tribe
Psychodini is added.
Key words: Taxonomy, new genus and species, new combination, Psychodidae, Psychodini, world key to genera, Yemen