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Review of Nilodosis Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae), with description of a new species from South China

Tang, Hong-Qu; Cranston, Peter


The male, female and pupa of Nilodosis austrosinensis Tang & Cranston, sp. n., reared from 2 reservoirs of south China, are described. The male can be separated from congeners by the presence of few squamal setae, a relatively long spur on the mid- and hind legs, a characteristic superior volsella and distinctive pattern of all legs. The female can be separated by features of genitalia, namely the absence of a ventrolateral lobe and the dorsomesal lobe with the apex usually curved. The pupa is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4353.2.5


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