New Scenopinidae (Diptera) from Nigeria


ABSTRACT: The six new species of scenopinids described and the new record noted bring to eleven the
known Scenopinidae from Nigeria. Four of the new species belong to the genus Scenopinus, the fifth to the genus Metatrichia and the sixth to the genus Seguya. The new record is Prepseudatrichia mateui Kelsey, previously reported to the North and West. Keys are provided for he identification of Nigerian species of Scenopinidae.

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