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.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:3455
Pagination:1-48
Date Published:06/09/2012
Other Numbers:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:943CC98B-F672-4CDE-BF2E-742D81DEA431
Keywords:Afrotropical region, Diptera, Ghana, Key, Manota, Mycetophilidae, new species, Uganda
Abstract:

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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