A New Species of the Genus Herina (Diptera, Ulidiidae) from Dominica (Lesser Antilles)

  • 1 Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine Bogdan Chmielnicki St., 15, Kyiv, 01601 Ukraine

Herina caribbeana Kameneva, sp. n. from Dominica is described and figured. It is related to the narytia group of species, to date represented by 4 North American species, but differs from these by the wing pattern (dark spots at apex of R1 and on the crossbands r-m and dm-cu separated, not forming crossband), as well as male genitalia (prensisetae long and close together). This is the first record of the genus Herina Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 from the Neotropical Region. A key to the New World species is provided.

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