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Authors: Dany Azar and André Nel

( Grimaldi and Engel, 2005; Balashov, 1984; Ribeiro, 1995 ). Among Diptera sixteen families belonging to five infraorders are known to include fossil and/or recent blood- or hemolymph-sucking taxa, i.e., Psychodomorpha (Psychodidae); Culicomorpha (Culicidae, Corethrellidae, Ceratopogonidae, Chironomidae

In: Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews
Author: Lars Sawedal

Distribution of leg sensilla chaetica in male Chironomidae (Diptera) and its phylogenetic significance LARS SAWEDAL The hair-like sense organs found on the tarsomeres in Chironomidae can be classified as sensilla chaetica (SCh). They are of three different types and there are indications on the

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution

PIN. We examined 65 inclusions kindly lent to us by Prof. Alexandr Rasnitsyn. All specimens belong to the Orthocladiinae – the most common subfamily of Chironomidae in amber deposits worldwide ( Zelentsov et al., 2012 ). In this series we found eight males. Seven specimens belong to previously

In: Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews
Author: P.S. Cranston

The metamorphosis of Symposiocladius lignicola (Kieffer) n.gen., n.comb., a wood-mining Chironomidae (Diptera) P. S. CRANSTON Ent. scand. Cranston, P. S.: The metamorphosis of Symposiocladius lignicola (Kieffer) n.gen., n.comb., a wood-mining Chironomidae (Diptera). Ent. scand. 13: 419

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution
Author: Lars Säwedal

The cururui-group of the genus Stempellina Thienemann & Bause. Amazonian Tanytarsini II. (Diptera: Chironomidae) LARS SÄWEDAL Two new chironomid species from the Amazon area, Stempellina cururui sp.n. and S. tarumai sp.n., are described. The species form a well defined species-group within the

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution

Redescription of Micropsectra borealis (Kieffer, 1922) n.comb. (Diptera: Chironomidae) LARS SÄWEDAL and ENDRE WILLASSEN The first description of the pupa of Micropsectra borealis (Kieffer, 1922) and a redescrip- tion of the imago ♂ is presented. The genus Oeklandia Kieffer, 1922 is synonymised

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution

specimens are deformed, which is a common feature for inclusions in ambers of the rumanite-type, they have received little attention from paleodipterologists ( Rasnitsyn & Quicke 2002 ). Only one species of Chironomidae, the orthoclad Pseudorthocladius zherikhini Baranov et Perkovsky, 2013 , has so far

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution

Identity and nomenclature of Tanytarsus longitarsis (Diptera: Chironomidae) BERNHARD LINDEBERG Säwedal (1982) proposed Tanytarsus bernhardi as a new name for T. longitarsis sensu Lindeberg, not Kieffer, 1911. I still think my identification is correct, although the types seen by Säwedal were

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution
Author: Lars Säwedal

Tanytarsus bernhardi new name for Tanytarsus longitarsis sensu Lindeberg 1967, nec Kieffer, 1911 (Diptera: Chironomidae). LARS SÄWEDAL Tanytarsus bernhardi new name is proposed as a replacement name for Tanytarsus longi- tarsis sensu Lindeberg 1967. The study of the syntype material (1 ♂ ) has

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution
Author: P.G. Mason

Four new species of the Cryptochironomus fulvus (Johannsen) species complex (Diptera: Chironomidae) P. G. MASON Four new nearctic species belonging to the Cryptochironomus fulvus species complex are discussed. The male imago, pupa and larva of C. curryi; the male and female imagines, pupae and

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution