Two New Species of Nearctic Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae)

Stephen W. Taber
2014 The Southwestern entomologist  
We describe two new Neotropical species of Neuratelia Rondani from the high Central Andes of Colombia, N. altoandina sp. nov. and N. colombiana sp. nov. The holotype of Eudicrana elegans Lane actually is a species of Neuratelia and a new combination is proposed. Our examination of the holotype of Neuratelia sapaici Lane from southeastern Brazil shows this species to be a synonym of N. elegans (Lane), which is formally proposed here. Neuratelia sapaici is redescribed. The position of these three
more » ... tion of these three species within the genus is discussed. A key for the Neotropical species of Neuratelia is provided.
doi:10.3958/059.039.0111 fatcat:xxb4fbdi3bgblf5tt3isxsnese