A new genus and new species of Brachynemurini from Ecuador (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae: Brachynemurini).

Robert B. Miller, Lionel A. Stange


A new genus, Dejunaleon Miller and Stange, is described with two new species: Dejunaleon loja Miller and Dejunaleon maculosus Stange (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae: Brachynemurini). A key to species is provided as well as distributional data. A description of the larva of Dejunaleon loja is given. A key to genera of the tribe Brachynemurini is provided based on larvae and adults.

Se describe un género nuevo, Dejunaleon Miller y Stange, de Ecuador con dos especies nuevas: Dejunaleon loja Miller y Dejunaleon maculosus Stange (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae: Brachynemurini). Se provee una clave para las especies con datos sobre sus distribuciones. Se describe la larva de Dejunaleon loja. Se presenta una clave para los generos de la tribu Brachynemurini basada sobre los adultos y larvas.


Antlion; Dejunaleon; larva; keys adults and larvae

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