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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

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Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.89 no.2 Rio de Janeiro Apr./Jun. 1994 

Two new neotropical species of Monohelea Kieffer and Downeshelea Wirth & Grogan (Diptera: Ceratipogonidae)

Maria Luiza Felippe-Bauer1  , Gustavo R. Spinelli2 

Instituo Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Entomologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Instituo de limnologia "Dr. Raul A. Ringuelet", La Plata, Argentina


Two new Neotropical predaceous midges are described and illustrated, Downeshelea charrua from Uruguay, and Monohelea bidenata from Argentina. The first species is described from female and male specimens; only one male is know from the second.

Key words: Neotropical predaceous midges; Downeshelea charrua sp. n.; Monohelea bidentata sp.n.


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