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The Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Sciaroidea) of Papua Indonesia

originally by Loïc Matile, Wallace A. Steffan & Raymond J. Gagné
(with permission of Neal L. Evenhuis)

Three families are represented in Papua: Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae and Cecidomyiidae.

Listed Papua species: 5 [3 endemic species for Papua]



Allactoneura de Meijere, 1907

obscurata (Walker, 1865)

papuensis Bechev, 1995 [endemic]


SCIARIDAE (By Wallace A. Steffan)

Odontosciaria Rübsaamen, 1908

filipes (Walker, 1865) [endemic]

Zygoneura Meigen, 1830

remota de Meijere, 1913 [endemic]


CECIDOMYIIDAE (by Raymond J. Gagné)

Orseolia Kieffer & Massalongo, 1902

oryzae (Wood-Mason, 1889)


updated on 2 September 2006


Matile, L., W.A. Steffan & R.J. Gagné, 1989. Families Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae and Cecidomyiidae. In: Evenhuis, N.L. (ed.), Catalog of the Diptera of Australasia and Oceania. Bishop Museum Special Publication 86.