A new species of gall midge that induces stem galls on Aeschynomene denticulata (Fabaceae) is described based on material collected in Pantanal (Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil). This species is unique among the Brazilian congeners in having spatula with three convex teeth, cruciate, with defined anterolateral extensions, four lateral papillae on each side of the spatula, and three pairs of terminal papillae (larva), four-segmented palpi (adult), 17 flagellomeres (female), ovipositor about 11 times length of seventh tergite.
Maia, V. C., Catian, G., & Leme, F. M. (2017). Neolasioptera pantaneira, uma nova espécie de Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) associada com Aeschynomene denticulata (Fabaceae) do Brasil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 77(1), 170–175. https://doi.org/10.1590/1519-6984.13415