Two new species of Lepidiella Enderlein, 1937 (Diptera: Psychodidae) from the Neotropical Region with taxonomic comments about the species of the genus.

Affiliation

Laboratório de Sistemática de Insetos, Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Avenida Universitária s/n, 44031-460, Feira de Santana, BA, Brazil. [Email]

Abstract

Lepidiella Enderlein, 1937 is a Neotropical genus with 15 species. This paper describes two new species from Brazil, Lepidiella maculosa sp. nov. and Lepidiella wagneri sp. nov., and provides an identification key for males of the genus.

Keywords

Diptera, Brazil, moth-flies, new species, taxonomy,

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