SPINELLI Gustavo Ricardo
The Neotropical species of the predaceous midge genus Austrohelea Wirth & Grogan (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
RONDEROS MM; SPINELLI GR; GROGAN WL
Lugar: Auckland; Año: 2017 vol. 4276 p. 255 - 255
Two new Neotropical species of the predaceous midgegenus Austrohelea Wirth & Grogan,A. sirii n. sp. and A. spinosan. sp., and the previously knownA. shannoni (Wirth & Blanton) are described, illustrated and photomicrographsprovided of male and female specimens collected from several localities inArgentine and Chilean Patagonia. The similarities and differences between thethree Neotropical species are discussed, and a key is provided of the males andfemales of these three species. The distribution of A. shannoni is extended tothe southernmost region of South America.