Psychodidae (Diptera) of New Caledonia: checklist and description of a new genus and species

Ježek Jan, Le Pont François
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 56(2): 813-826, 2016
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Abstract: An account of the Psychodidae from New Caledonia is given, including the description of Cookiellocapsa caledoniensis gen. & sp. nov. based on male specimens. This new genus of uncertain tribal placement is compared with the genera Feuerborniella Vaillant, 1974 (type species Psychoda obscura Tonnoir, 1919), Threticus Eaton, 1904 (type species Pericoma lucifuga Walker, 1856) and Nielseniella Vaillant, 1972 (type species Trichopsychoda maderensis Satchell, 1955). Important diagnostic and additional morphological characters are illustrated and a checklist of known species of Psychodidae from New Caledonia is provided.
Key words: Diptera, Psychodidae, moth flies, checklist, new genus, new species, taxonomy, New Caledonia, Australasia, Australian Region
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