New species and new records of Afrotropical Manota Williston (Diptera, Mycetophilidae), with a key to the species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:Hippa, H., Kurina O.
Date Published:06/09/2012
Keywords:Afrotropical region, Diptera, Ghana, key, Manota, Mycetophilidae, new species, Uganda

The following 24 new species of Manota are described: M. abakiga (Uganda), M. aculifera (Ghana, Uganda), M. afra (Uganda), M. bracteata (Uganda), M. clurina (Uganda), M. comata (Ghana, Uganda), M. dissidens (Ghana), M. foliolata (Uganda), M. freerki (Uganda), M. ghanaensis (Ghana), M. katusabei (Ghana, Uganda), M. kibaleensis (Uganda), M. pedicellata (Uganda), M. petiolata (Uganda), M. pilosa (Uganda), M. pinnata (Uganda), M. pinnulata (Uganda), M. redunca (Uganda), M. relicina (Uganda), M. senticosa (Uganda), M. simina (Uganda), M. toomasi (Uganda), M. toroensis (Uganda), and M. usubi (Uganda). New records for the following species are given: M. lachaisei Matile (Uganda), M. mabokeensis Matile (Uganda), M. mazumbaiensis Søli (Ghana, Uganda), M. teocchii Matile (Uganda) and M. whiteleyi Jaschhof & Mostovski (Uganda). Redescriptions of M. lachaisei and M. teocchii as well as drawings of the hypopygium of M. mazumbaiensis are given. Altogether 51 species of Manota are presently known from the Afrotropical region.

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