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Black fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) found in association with cultivated plants and mushrooms in Australia, with notes on cosmopolitan pest species and biosecurity interceptions.
Male sciarids collected in Australia from inside post-entry quarantine and domestic greenhouses and from vegetable gardens and various plants, were slide mounted and identified. Specimens intercepted… Expand
Revision of the types of male Sciaridae (Diptera) described from Australia by F.A.A. Skuse.
A total of 27 male sciarid types described by Skuse (1888 and 1890), held in the Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra, and the Australian Museum, Sydney, were remounted and examined… Expand
New black fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) from Eastern Australia.
The following 17 species are described as new for science: Austrosciara heterospinata sp. n., Aus. kalliesi sp. n., Aus. multispinulata sp. n., Aus. stockerae sp. n., Aus. trichovenosa sp. n.,… Expand
Pseudolycoriella skusei sp. nov. (Diptera: Sciaridae), a new dark-winged fungus gnat from Norfolk Island and Australia.
The genus Pseudolycoriella Menzel & Mohrig, 1998 is distributed worldwide and especially species rich within the southern hemisphere. Within the Australasian region it is known from New Zealand… Expand
Revision of black fungus gnat species (Diptera, Sciaridae) described from the Hawaiian Islands by D.E. Hardy and W.A. Steffan, and a contribution to the knowledge of the sciarid fauna of the…
On the Hawaiian Islands 22 sciarid species were detected, belonging to the following ten genera: Austrosciara Schmitz Mjöberg, Bradysia Winnertz, Corynoptera Winnertz, Cratyna Winnertz, Epidapus… Expand
Black fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) of Queensland, Australia. Part I. Genera Chaetosciara Frey, Corynoptera Winnertz, Cratyna Winnertz, Epidapus Haliday, Keilbachia Mohrig, Lobosciara Steffan,…
This study is the first of a taxonomic series on the Sciaridae of Australia, starting with the sciarid fauna of Queensland. Twelve species described herein are new to science. These are Chaetosciara… Expand
Restocking of the Western School Prawn (Metapenaeus dalli) in the Swan Canning Riverpark
This report provides the first comprehensive investigation into the biology and ecology of the Western School Prawn (Metapenaeus dalli) in the Swan-Canning Estuary in south-western Australia. It… Expand
Black fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) of Queensland, Australia. Part II. Genus Pseudolycoriella Menzel amp; Mohrig, 1998.
In this second part on the black fungus gnats of Queensland, Australia, nine species are described as new for science. These are: Pseudolycoriella angustoantennata sp. n., Psl. breviradiata sp. n.,… Expand
Revision of the black fungus gnat species (Diptera: Sciaridae) described by W.A. Steffan from Micronesia.
On the Micronesian Islands 20 species belonging to ten sciarid genera were detected. The revision resulted in the following three new combinations: Cratyna brevipalpis (Steffan) comb. n., Epidapus… Expand