Madagotricha ranomafanae gen. et sp. n., first member of the Heterotricha group (Diptera: Sciaroidea) from Madagascar

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2007
Authors:Jaschhof, M, Jaschhof, C
Journal:African Invertebrates
Volume:48
Issue:2
Pagination:93-100
Abstract:

A new genus and a new species of Sciaroidea incertae sedis, Madagotricha ranomafanae gen. et sp. n., are described from Madagascar. This genus is classified within the Heterotricha group of genera that is not affiliated to any sciaroid family of the currently accepted system. Within this group, Madagotricha is the closest relative of the East African genus Kenyatricha Chandler.

Taxonomy checked: 
Yes
TDWG distribution: 
Yes
Specimens imported: 
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