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Published: 2022-09-16

Contribution to the knowledge of Rheotanytarsus pellucidus species group from China (Diptera, Chironomidae): three new and one newly recorded species

Tianjin Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Animal Diversity, College of Life Sciences, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, 300387, China.
Tianjin Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Animal Diversity, College of Life Sciences, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, 300387, China.
Tianjin Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Animal Diversity, College of Life Sciences, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, 300387, China.
Tianjin Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Animal Diversity, College of Life Sciences, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, 300387, China.
Shanghai Universities Key Laboratory of Marine Animal Taxonomy and Evolution, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China. 3Engineering Research Center of Environmental DNA and Ecological Water Health Assessment, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China.
Diptera Tanytarsini identification key new species China

Abstract

Three new species, Rheotanytarsus ashei Yao & Liu sp. n., Rheotanytarsus pinderi Yao & Liu sp. n. and Rheotanytarsus vallenduuki Yao & Liu sp. n. are described and illustrated as adult males. Rheotanytarsus oss Cranston, 1997 is newly recorded and re-described from China. An updated key to males of Rheotanytarsus pellucidus species group is presented.

 

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