Fungus gnats of the genera Anatella, Allodia and Cordyla in Japan (Diptera: Mycetophilidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2003
Authors:Sasakawa, M., Ishizaki H.
Journal:Entomological Science
Accession Number:200300376389
Keywords:Animalia-; Fistulinaceae- (Basidiomycetes-): family-, Arthropoda-, Biogeography-: Population-Studies; Systematics-and-Taxonomy; [15300-] Basidiomycetes-, Fungi-, host-; Hygrophoraceae- (Basi, Insecta-, Invertebrata-, Plantae-; [75314-] Diptera-[new-taxon]

Six new mycetophilid species from three genera belonging to the tribe Exechiini are described: Anatella prominens on a fungus of the Polyporaceae, Allodia bipexa and Allodia conifera on fungi of the Russulaceae, Allodia quadrata on fungi of the Hygrophoraceae, Tricholomataceae, Rhodophyllaceae, Russulaceae and Fistulinaceae, Allodia laccariae on a fungus of the Tricholomataceae, and Cordyla bidenticulata on a fungus of the Boletaceae. Their characteristic male genitalia are illustrated. Cordyla flaviceps Staeger, Cordyla fusca Meigen and Cordyla pusilla Edwards are newly recorded from Japan.

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