Eleven New Nearctic Species of Sciophila Meigen Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2020
Authors:Taber, S.W.
Journal:Southwestern Entomologist
Volume:45
Issue:4
Pagination:1121-1148
Abstract:

Eleven new species of Sciophila Meigen fungus gnats were discovered in mixed pine and hardwood forest in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. The current effort (and five species in press elsewhere) presents the only Sciophila species known to the author that were described from Michigan. Sciophila ansluta Taber, Sciophila betula Taber, Sciophila enigma Taber, Sciophila impala Taber, Sciophila michigana Taber, Sciophila paludosa Taber, Sciophila platalea Taber, Sciophila rugosa Taber, Sciophila separata Taber, Sciophila sunda Taber, and Sciophila typha Taber are known from adult males. Adult females and immature forms are unknown.

Taxonomy checked: 
Yes
TDWG distribution: 
Yes
Specimens imported: 
No
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