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Keywords:

  • biogeography;
  • Formosoraphidia;
  • Japanoloraphidia;
  • new taxa;
  • taxonomy

Abstract

Two species of the snakefly genus MongoloraphidiaAspöck & Aspöck, 1968 from Japan and Taiwan are described as new to science: Mongoloraphidia (Japanoraphidia) occidentalis sp. nov. and Mongoloraphidia (Formosoraphidia) curvata sp. nov. A key to the species of Mongoloraphidia from Eastern Asia is provided. Phylogenetic and biogeographical aspects on the Raphidiidae from Eastern Asia are discussed.