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Taxonomy of Bradysia Winnertz (Diptera, Sciaridae) in the Northern Holarctic, with the description of four new species

Kai HELLER, Heikki HIPPA & Pekka VILKAMAA

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2015 - Pages 1-15 (EJT-122)

Published on 08 May 2015

Four species of Bradysia Winnertz (Diptera, Sciaridae) from the Northern Holarctic are described and illustrated for the first time: Bradysia bigeminata sp. nov. (Finland, Canada), B. falciceps, sp. nov. (Finland, Canada), B. oelandica sp. nov. (Sweden) and B. plusiospina sp. nov. (Finland). A few Bradysia species, described previously and now found in Northern Europe, are also redefined and illustrated.

Keywords :

Sciaroidea, Holarctic region, biodiversity, systematics, new taxa.

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