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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia

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MAIA, Valéria Cid  and  SANTOS, Marcelo Guerra. A new genus and species of gall midge (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) associated with Microgramma vacciniifolia (Langsd. & Fisch.) Copel. (Polypodiaceae) from Brazil. Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2011, vol.55, n.1, pp.40-44. ISSN 0085-5626.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262011000100008.

A new genus and species of gall midge (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) associated with Microgramma vacciniifolia (Langsd. & Fisch.) Copel. (Polypodiaceae) from Brazil. A new gall midge genus Primadiplosis Maia, gen. nov. and a new species, P. microgrammae Maia,sp. nov., that induces galls on stems of the fern Microgramma vacciniifolia (Langsd. & Fisch.) Copel. are described from Brazil (larva, pupa, male, female, and gall).

Keywords : Cecidomyiidi; gall; Primadiplosis microgrammae; restinga; taxonomy.

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