Journal of Insect Biodiversity <p><strong>Journal of Insect Biodiversity</strong> (<strong>JIB</strong>) is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal of Biodiversity Application &amp; Research Center of the Atatürk University. <span lang="EN-GB">JIB is dedicated to publishing high-quality novel </span><span lang="EN-GB">scientific data </span><span lang="EN-GB">on <strong>insect biodiversity</strong>. The aims</span> of this journal are to share and disseminate novel scientific information on the discovery, description, and conservation of insect diversity. </p> en-US Copyright is retained by Magnolia press LTD. (Levent Gültekin, Ph. D., Professor, Editor in Chief) (JIB team) Thu, 04 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +1200 OJS 60 <strong>Morphological comparison between a pair of wing-pigmented and non-pigmented sibling species of the genus <em>Hirtodrosophila</em> (Diptera: Drosophilidae), with description of a new species from Western Himalaya</strong> <p class="Abstract"><em><span lang="EN-GB">Hirtodrosophila fascipennis</span></em><span lang="EN-GB"> (Okada, 1967) and its closely related species, <em>Hirtodrosophila pellucidipennis </em>Bhardwaj, Khan &amp; Fartyal,<strong> sp. nov.</strong>, have been found in sympatry from Western Himalaya, India, and the latter is described here with detailed morphological comparison to the former. The most distinctive characteristic is that, while <em>H</em>.<em> fascipennis</em> has a distinct pattern of pigmentation on its wings, the new species lacks such wing pigmentation.</span></p> MOHD ZAHIER KHAN, ASHA BHARDWAJ, SONALI KHALI, PRADEEP CHANDRA SATI, MASANORI J. TODA, RAJENDRA SINGH FARTYAL Copyright (c) 2022 Magnolia press Fri, 30 Sep 2022 00:00:00 +1300 <strong>Description of the moss-eating flea beetle <em>Cangshanaltica fuanensis</em> sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini) from China</strong> <p class="Abstract"><span lang="EN-GB">The species name <em>Cangshanaltica fuanensis</em>, previously published in Ruan <em>et al.</em> (2020), is invalid. In this paper, we described <em>Cangshanaltica fuanensis</em> <strong>sp. nov.</strong> from Fujian, China in order to fully meet the criteria for the publication of a new species according to the Amendment of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (2012).</span></p> YONGYING RUAN, ALEXANDER S. KONSTANTINOV, ALBERT F. DAMAŠKA Copyright (c) 2022 Magnolia press Thu, 04 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +1200 <strong><em>Neurostigma</em> Enderlein, 1900 (Psocodea, ‘Psocoptera’, Epipsocidae): a new species of Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest, and new records for Brazil</strong> <p class="Abstract"><span lang="EN-GB">A new species of <em>Neurostigma</em>, collected in an area of Atlantic Rainforest, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, is described and illustrated, namely: <em>Neurostigma atlanticum</em> <strong>sp. nov. </strong>The first record of <em>Neurostigma garcialdretei</em> Mendivil-Nieto, Gonzalez-Obando &amp; Carrejo-Gironza, 2020<strong>, </strong>from Brazil was made.</span></p> NATÁLIA SOARES REATEGUI, JOSÉ ALBERTINO RAFAEL, Danilo Pacheco Cordeiro, ALBERTO MOREIRA DA SILVA-NETO Copyright (c) 2022 Magnolia press Fri, 26 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +1200 <strong>Discovery of the genus <em>Muellerella</em> Saussure, 1892 (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae: Epyrinae) in Japan</strong> <p><em>Muellerella</em> <em>indicus </em>(Muesebeck, 1934) of the bethylid subfamily Epyrinae, previously known from India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, was newly recorded from Japan in a sandy beach landscape.</p> RYUDAI ITO, NORIHIDE TOKUSHIGE, TOSHIHARU MITA Copyright (c) 2022 Magnolia press Fri, 26 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +1200