Three new species of subgenus Frendelia (Diptera: Lauxaniidae: Minettia) in southern China, with a key to known species worldwide


  • Li Shi College of Agronomy, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Hohhot, Nei Mongol 010019, China
  • Ding Yang Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China


decussata, hupingshanica, longifurcata, Oriental Region


Three new species, Minettia (Frendelia) decussata sp. nov., Minettia (F.) longifurcata sp. nov. and Minettia (F.) hupingshanica sp. nov., are described and illustrated from southern China. A key to separate the known species worldwide is presented, along with a taxonomic list of species. The type materials of the new species are deposited in the China Agricultural University, Beijing, China (CAUC).


Se describen e ilustran tres especies nuevas, Minettia (Frendelia) decussata sp. nov., Minettia (F.) longifurcata sp. nov. y Minettia (F.) hupingshanica sp. nov., del sur de China. Se presenta una clave para separar las especies conocidas en el mundo, junto con una lista taxonómica de las especies. El material tipo de las nuevas especies esta depositado en la Universidad Agrícola de China, Beijing, China (CAUC).


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