Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 53, 2017
|Page(s)||57 - 65|
|Published online||09 January 2017|
First description of the pupa and male of the Neotropical predatory midge Pellucidomyia oliveirai (Lane) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
1 Centro de Estudios Parasitológicos y de Vectores (CEPAVE), Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo (UNLP), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Boulevard 120 S/N e/61 y 62 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 División Entomología, UNLP, FCNYM, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque S/N, 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Received: 22 August 2016
Accepted: 22 November 2016
The pupa and reared adult male of the Neotropical predatory midge Pellucidomyia oliveirai (Lane) are described, photographed and illustrated for the first time. The genus Pellucidomyia Macfie is reported for the first time from Argentina, and the adult female is redescribed and photographed. A key is provided for the three known species of pupae of Pellucidomyia. Details of the bionomics of all the species of Pellucidomyia are discussed and their distributions plotted on a world map.
Key words: Pellucidomyia / Heteromyiini / pupa / adult / Neotropical
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