Abstract

Six new species of Australian crane fly are described: Molophilus (Molophilus) avia sp. nov., M. (Molophilus) globostylus sp. nov., M. (Molophilus) sinuostylus sp. nov., M. (Molophilus) chichester sp. nov., M. (Molophilus) trispina sp. nov., and Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) globosa sp. nov. The poorly known species M. (Molophilus) flavocingulatus Alexander, 1928, Teucholabis reginae Alexander, 1931, Hexatoma metallica Schiner, 1868, Skuseomyia eximia Alexander, 1924, Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) monacha Alexander, 1953, Elephantomyia (Elephantomyodes) fumicosta Alexander, 1922, Orimarga joana Alexander, 1926, and Thrypticomyia aureipennis Skuse, 1890 are discussed and figured. In addition, the hitherto unknown females of M. (Molophilus) bawbawiensis and M. (Molophilus) opulus are described and figures of their ovipositors are provided.

 
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Short Form
Billingham and Theischinger, 2022. Rec. Aust. Mus. 74(1): 19–40
Author
Zacariah D. Billingham; Gunther Theischinger
Year
2022
Title
New and poorly known species of crane flies (Diptera: Limoniidae) from New South Wales, Australia
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
74
Issue
1
Start Page
19
End Page
40
DOI
10.3853/j.2201-4349.74.2022.1775
Language
en
Date Published
09 March 2022
Cover Date
09 March 2022
ISSN
ISSN 0067-1975 (print); ISSN 2201-4349 (online)
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
INSECTA: DIPTERA; TAXONOMY
Digitized
09 March 2022
Available Online
09 March 2022
Reference Number
1775
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