Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 50, Number 1, 2014
|Page(s)||85 - 95|
|Published online||14 February 2014|
Metapelopia corbii gen. n., sp. n., a new Tanypodinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the Neotropical Region
Laboratório de Ecologia de Insetos Aquáticos, Departamento de Hidrobiologia, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, C. P. 676, 13565–905, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 26 November 2013
The new genus Metapelopia is established for species of Pentaneurini from the southeast Brazil. Generic diagnoses for larva, pupa and adult male are provided together with descriptions of all life stages of the new species Metapelopia corbii. The pupa and larva of an additional species in Metapelopia is described, but not formally named. In addition, keys to the males, pupae and larvae of genera in the Thienemannimyia group are provided.
Key words: Brazil / Metapelopia / Thienemannimyia group / Neotropical / taxonomy
© EDP Sciences, 2014
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