Two new Brazilian predaceous midges of the genus Downeshelea Wirth & Grogan (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Abstract

Two new Brazilian species of Downeshelea Wirth & Gorgan D. fluminensis and D. quasidentica, are described and illustrated.

Neotropical predaceous midges; Downeshelea fluminensis sp. n.; Downeshelea quasidentica sp. n.; Brazil


ABSTRACT

Two new Brazilian predaceous midges of the genus Downeshelea Wirth & Grogan (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Maria Luiza Fellipe Bauer1

Adilia R. Quintelas1

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

Two new Brazilian species of Downeshelea Wirth & Gorgan D. fluminensis and D. quasidentica, are described and illustrated.

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Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    01 June 2009
  • Date of issue
    Mar 1993
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