SPINELLI Gustavo Ricardo
A revision of the Patagonian predaceous midges of the genus Palpomyia Meigen (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
SPINELLI GR; GROGAN WL; RONDEROS MM
INSECT SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTION
Lugar: Leiden; Año: 2009 vol. 40 p. 43 - 43
Th is revision of the predaceous midges in the genus Palpomyia Meigen inhabiting the Patagonian region of Argentina and Chile recognizes eight species, provides diagnoses, descriptions, illustrations and a key to all species, as well as new distributional records of previously described species. Four new species are described and illustrated: P . mapuche , P . marinoi , P . septentrionalis and P . yamana (spp. n.). Palpomyia patagonica Ingram and Macfi e and P . subfuscula I. and M. are redescribed and illustrated, the previously unknown male of P . patagonica is described and illustrated, and P . subaspera (Coquillett) is recorded for the fi rst time from Patagonia. Palpomyia chilensis Ingram & Macfi e is transferred to Austrosphaeromias Spinelli (n. comb.).