Tuesday, August 30, 2016

[Entomology • 2016] Five New Species of Geranomyia Haliday, 1833 (Diptera, Limoniidae) from China

Geranomyia sp.
Zhang, Zhang & Yang, 2016


The following five new species of the genus Geranomyia from China are described and illustrated: Geranomyia baisensis sp. nov., G. degenerata sp. nov., G. longispina sp. nov., G. maculata sp. nov. and G. nigra sp. nov.. Three known species, G. apicifasciata (Alexander, 1930), G. radialis (Alexander, 1930) and G. sparsiguttata (Alexander, 1937), are listed with new distribution data. A key to the species of the genus Geranomyia from China is presented.

Keywords: Diptera, Limoniidae, Geranomyia, new species, China

Xiao Zhang, Zehua Zhang and Ding Yang. 2016. Five New Species of Geranomyia Haliday, 1833 (Diptera, Limoniidae) from China.
 Zootaxa. 4154(2); 139–154. DOI:  10.11646/zootaxa.4154.2.2