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    Author(s): Wesley J. Bicha; Nathan Schiff; Thai Hong Pham; Aaron Lancaster; Brian Scheffler
    Date: 2017
    Source: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Sixteen species of scorpionflieshave been reported from Vietnam, consisting of 13 Neopanorpa and three Bittacus species.  One of these scorpionflies from the central highlands of Vietnam with hood-shaped hypovalves was determined to be a new species and is described herein as Neopanorpa cucullata, n. sp. A second new species Neopanorpa ellengreeni, n. sp. with golden yellow wing membranes and Y-shaped wing markings is described from northern Vietnam. CO1 DNA analysis of 16 of 17 species of Vietnamese Mecoptera are presented using a neighbor-joining tree indicating that the new species are approximately as distinct from the extant species as the extant species are from each other.  A key is provided for all 17 Vietnamese Mecoptera.

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    Bicha, Wesley J.; Schiff, Nathan; Pham, Thai Hong; Lancaster, Aaron; Scheffler, Brian. 2017. New species of Neopanorpa (Mecoptera) from Vietnam, with a key to the species of Mecoptera of Vietnam

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    Keywords

    barcode, Bittacus, cytochrome oxidase 1, DNA, hangingfly, key, scorpionfly

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