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Zootaxa. 2014 Jul 7;3827(4):591-8. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3827.4.9.

Mitinha and Tamanduamyia, two new genera of Mythicomyiinae (Diptera, Mythicomyiidae) from northeast Brazil.

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1
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, INPA, Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Caixa Postal 2223, 69080-971 Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.; Email: jarafael@inpa.gov.br.
2
Universidade Estadual do Maranhão, Laboratório de Estudos dos Invertebrados, 65604-380, Caxias, Maranhão, Brazil.; Email: f.limeira-de-oliveira@hotmail.com.

Abstract

Two new genera and two new species of Mythicomyiinae are described based on material collected in Parque Nacional Serra das Confusões, Piauí state, northeast Brazil, an arid region: Mitinha, gen. nov., type-species M. neri, sp. nov. and Tamanduamyia, gen. nov., type-species T. bandeira, sp. nov. An illustrated key is presented for world Mythicomyiinae genera.

PMID:
25081179
DOI:
10.11646/zootaxa.3827.4.9
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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