Journal Article

Description of Evandromyia piperiformis sp. nov. (Diptera: Psychodidae)

R E Godoy, A E F L Cunha and E A B Galati

in Journal of Medical Entomology

Published on behalf of Entomological Society of America

Volume 55, issue 1, pages 128-136
Published in print January 2018 | ISSN: 0022-2585
Published online October 2017 | e-ISSN: 1938-2928 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx181
Description of Evandromyia piperiformis sp. nov. (Diptera: Psychodidae)

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Abstract

Brazil presents great sand fly species diversity, with new species constantly being described, as new areas are surveyed to monitor sand flies. In captures undertaken in Porto Velho, Rondônia state—Brazil, a new species, Evandromyia (Aldamyia) piperiformissp. nov. (Godoy, Cunha & Galati 2017), was found and is here described. Both sexes of this new species may be distinguished from those of the Aldamyia subgenus through morphometric and morphological characters. Further, we present an identification key for the subgenus Aldamyia.

Keywords: Aldamyia subgenus; Sand fly; new species; Ev. lenti; Ev. carmelinoi

Journal Article.  6183 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology ; Entomology

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