Two new species and one new record of the genus Metriocnemus van der Wulp (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) from Mongolia

Shan Chen, Ruilei Zhang, Leonard C. Ferrington

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Abstract

The genus Metriocnemus from Mongolia is reviewed. Two new species Metriocnemus (Metriocnemus) crinitus sp. n. and Metriocnemus (Metriocnemus) ramirense sp. n. and one new record Metriocnemus (Metriocnemus) brusti Sæther, 1989 are described and illustrated based on male imagines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)557-564
Number of pages8
JournalZootaxa
Volume4312
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 30 2017

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors are grateful to Dr. R. Will Bouchard for making the slide preparations. Financial support from National Science Foundation (NSF Award #0316503, DEB Division of Environmental Biology). This paper is published under the auspices of the Chironomidae Research Group at the University of Minnesota (http:// midge.cfans.umn.edu/).

Publisher Copyright:
Copyright © 2017 Magnolia Press.

Keywords

  • Chironomidae
  • Metriocnemus
  • Mongolia
  • New species

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