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Description of a new genus and new species of New World Phlebotominae (Diptera, Psychodidae)

Author(s): Galati Eunice Aparecida Bianchi | Andrade-Filho José Dilermando | Silva Antônio Carlos Lima da | Falcão Alda Lima

Journal: Revista Brasileira de Entomologia
ISSN 0085-5626

Volume: 47;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 63;
Date: 2003;
Original page

Keywords: Edentomyia gen. nov. | Edentomyia piauiensis sp. nov. | Phlebotominae | Psychodidae | taxonomy

A new genus and new species of Phlebotominae, Edentomyia piauiensis (Diptera, Psychodidae) from a cave in Piauí State, Brazil, are described. This new genus belongs to Phlebotomini, but its inclusion in any subdivision of this tribe depends on further study.
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