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A new genus and species of owlfly from eastern and southern Africa (Neuroptera: Ascalaphidae)

Bruno MICHEL & Mervyn W. MANSELL

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2018 (413) - Pages 1-12

Published on 14 March 2018

The genus Dorsomitus Tjeder, 1992, is considered a nomen nudum. Dorsomitus gen. nov. is described and validated here. A new combination, Dorsomitus neavei (Kimmins, 1949) gen. et comb. nov. is proposed, Dorsomitus tjederi gen. et sp. nov. is described, and Disparomitus neavei Kimmins, 1949, is designated as type species of the genus Dorsomitus gen. nov.
Keywords :

Biodiversity, Ascalaphidae, Suhpalacsini, Africa, Afrotropical Region.

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