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Clarification of Einfeldia Kieffer, 1922 (Diptera: Chironomidae) with E-australiensis (Freeman, 1961), comb. n. based on immature stages

Cranston, Peter; Martin, Jon; Mulder, Monica; Spies, Martin

Description

The immature stages are described for the first time for Chironomus (Xenochironomus) australiensis Freeman (Diptera: Chironomidae) and the adult male is redescribed including from type specimens. The species does not belong to Chironomus Meigen or Xenochironomus Kieffer, but is best placed in a modestly expanded Einfeldia Kieffer. Application of this genus name is clarified, including by a lectotype fixation for its type species, E. pectoralis Kieffer, 1924. Einfeldia australiensis (Freeman)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217286
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4158.4.3
Access Rights: Open Access

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