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Published: 2024-06-04
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Description of two new species of Claustropyga Hippa, Vilkamaa & Mohrig (Diptera, Sciaridae) from the northern Palaearctic

Finnish Museum of Natural History; Zoology Unit; P. O. Box 17; FI-00014 University of Helsinki; Finland
Diptera biodiversity Palaearctic identification morphology taxonomy


Claustropyga alveata sp. n. and C. caetrata sp. n. from the northernmost Palaearctic are described and illustrated. Claustropyga alveata sp. n. has a highly modified tegmen and unusual gonocoxal apodemes, and C. caetrata sp. n. has an uncommonly shaped apical tooth of the gonostylus. The newly described species raise the number of known species of Claustropyga to twenty-seven.



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