Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

March 1995


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by Deonier.


The species Hydrellia bicarina, n.sp. originally misidentified and described as Hydrellia spinicornis Cresson by Deonier (1971) is redescribed and illustrated. This species was first collectedon and reared from Southern Water Grass Luziola fluitans (Michaux) growing in shallow baytree swamps of southern Mississippi by Deonier (197 1). Based on the male and female genitalia and its natural history, this species is a member of the Hydrellia griseola species group.

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