The western hemisphere species of the predaceous midge Genus Echinohelea, with descriptions of six new species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

  • There are four previously described species of the genus Echinohelea Kieffer in the Western Hemisphere. The following species are described as NEW SPECIES: aitkeni from Brazil, blantoni and panamensis from Panama, jamaicensis from Jamaica, and leei and neotropica from Colombia. Echinoideshelea NEW SUBGENUS is described with E. aitkeni n. sp. as type-species. The hitherto unknown pupal stage of the genus is described fro E. lanei Wirth, which was reared from a pond margin in New York, USA. Diagnoses are presented for the genus Echinohelea and the subgenus Echinoideshelea, a key is given for the identification of the 11 species, descriptions or diagnoses are given for all species, and diagnostic characters of the male genitalia are illustrated.

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Author:Willis W. Wirth
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1159428
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2010/07/28
Year of first Publication:1994
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/28
Volume:08
Issue:3-4
Page Number:16
First Page:227
Last Page:242
Source:Gainesville, Fla. : Flora & Fauna Publ. - Insecta Mundi 08:3-4, S. 227-242
HeBIS-PPN:274283603
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Insecta Mundi / Insecta Mundi, Volume 8 (1994)
:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-333054
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht