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A new case of an Holarctic element in the Colombian Andes: first record of Cordyla Meigen (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) from the Neotropical region.

Kurina O, Oliveira SS - Zookeys (2015)

Bottom Line: Three new species of Mycetophilidae - Cordyla monticola sp. n., Cordyla pseudopusilla sp. n. and Cordyla reducta sp. n. - are described from the Colombian Andes, representing the first described species of Cordyla Meigen from the Neotropical region.The morphological affinities of male terminalia are discussed in a worldwide context.The distributional pattern of the genus clearly indicates a case of northern elements reaching the north-western region of the Neotropics that corresponds to a secondary extension of a Holarctic clade to the south.

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Affiliation: Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi st 5-D054, 51014 Tartu, ESTONIA.

ABSTRACT
Three new species of Mycetophilidae - Cordyla monticola sp. n., Cordyla pseudopusilla sp. n. and Cordyla reducta sp. n. - are described from the Colombian Andes, representing the first described species of Cordyla Meigen from the Neotropical region. Colour photos of their habitus, wing and terminalia are provided. The morphological affinities of male terminalia are discussed in a worldwide context. The distributional pattern of the genus clearly indicates a case of northern elements reaching the north-western region of the Neotropics that corresponds to a secondary extension of a Holarctic clade to the south.

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Collecting localities of Cordyla species in Colombian Andes. 1 “Parque Nacional Natural Farralones de Cali” 2 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún Quimbaya” 3 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Iguaque”.
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Figure 13: Collecting localities of Cordyla species in Colombian Andes. 1 “Parque Nacional Natural Farralones de Cali” 2 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún Quimbaya” 3 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Iguaque”.

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A new case of an Holarctic element in the Colombian Andes: first record of Cordyla Meigen (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) from the Neotropical region.

Kurina O, Oliveira SS - Zookeys (2015)

Collecting localities of Cordyla species in Colombian Andes. 1 “Parque Nacional Natural Farralones de Cali” 2 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún Quimbaya” 3 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Iguaque”.
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Figure 13: Collecting localities of Cordyla species in Colombian Andes. 1 “Parque Nacional Natural Farralones de Cali” 2 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Otún Quimbaya” 3 “Santuario de Flora y Fauna Iguaque”.
Mentions: U. S. National Science Foundation

Bottom Line: Three new species of Mycetophilidae - Cordyla monticola sp. n., Cordyla pseudopusilla sp. n. and Cordyla reducta sp. n. - are described from the Colombian Andes, representing the first described species of Cordyla Meigen from the Neotropical region.The morphological affinities of male terminalia are discussed in a worldwide context.The distributional pattern of the genus clearly indicates a case of northern elements reaching the north-western region of the Neotropics that corresponds to a secondary extension of a Holarctic clade to the south.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi st 5-D054, 51014 Tartu, ESTONIA.

ABSTRACT
Three new species of Mycetophilidae - Cordyla monticola sp. n., Cordyla pseudopusilla sp. n. and Cordyla reducta sp. n. - are described from the Colombian Andes, representing the first described species of Cordyla Meigen from the Neotropical region. Colour photos of their habitus, wing and terminalia are provided. The morphological affinities of male terminalia are discussed in a worldwide context. The distributional pattern of the genus clearly indicates a case of northern elements reaching the north-western region of the Neotropics that corresponds to a secondary extension of a Holarctic clade to the south.

No MeSH data available.