Nemopterella, Banks, 1910

Abdalla, Ishtiag H., Mansell, Mervyn W. & Sole, Catherine L., 2019, Revision of the southern African genera Nemopterella Banks and Nemia Navás (Neuroptera: Nemopteridae: Nemopterinae), with descriptions of new genera and species, Zootaxa 4635 (1), pp. 1-89: 8

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4635.1.1

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Nemopterella
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Key to species of male Nemopterella  

1. Forewings with broad rounded apex, without emargination before apex ( Fig. 19 View FIGURES 17–19 ), hairs on thorax short, black ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 14–15 )…................................................................................. Nemopterella cedrus   sp. nov.

- Forewings with acute or sub-acute apex, with emargination before apex, hairs on thorax long with different colours ( Figs 14 View FIGURES 14–15 , 16 View FIGURE 16 )..................................................................................................2

2. Forewings slender with sub-acute apex, costal cells before pterostigma tinged brown, costal cells beyond pterostigma shaded greyish brown ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 17–19 ), male antennae extending beyond pterostigma, approximately the same length as forewing ( Figs 11 View FIGURE 11 , 17 View FIGURES 17–19 )......................................................................... Nemopterella africana (Leach)  

- Forewings broad in the middle tapering towards apex, ending with sub-acute apex, costal cells before pterostigma shaded light brown, costal cells beyond pterostigma without shading ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 17–19 ), male antennae extremely long, longer than forewings ( Figs 13 View FIGURE 13 , 18 View FIGURES 17–19 )....................................................................... .. Nemopterella kabas   sp. nov.