Four new species belonging to the genus Chaetocladius, known to occur in Italy, are here described as adult males: C. aedeagovirgatus sp. nov., C. subalpinus sp. nov., C. ticinoi sp. nov., and C. valdostanus sp. nov. C. aedeagolobatus is characterized by a robust aedeagal lobe, C. subalpinus and C. valdostanus by a characteristic inferior volsella, C. ticinoi by a tubercle on the basis of gonostylus. Geographical distribution of the other species known to occur in Italy is given. A key to adult males is presented.

Revision of the genus Chaetocladius Kieffer (Diptera, Chironomidae), 1st note : description of four new species from Italy / B. Rossaro, G. Magoga, M. Montagna. - In: JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGICAL AND ACAROLOGICAL RESEARCH. - ISSN 2279-7084. - 49:1(2017 Apr), pp. 36-47. [10.4081/jear.2017.6658]

Revision of the genus Chaetocladius Kieffer (Diptera, Chironomidae), 1st note : description of four new species from Italy

B. Rossaro;G. Magoga;M. Montagna
2017-04

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Four new species belonging to the genus Chaetocladius, known to occur in Italy, are here described as adult males: C. aedeagovirgatus sp. nov., C. subalpinus sp. nov., C. ticinoi sp. nov., and C. valdostanus sp. nov. C. aedeagolobatus is characterized by a robust aedeagal lobe, C. subalpinus and C. valdostanus by a characteristic inferior volsella, C. ticinoi by a tubercle on the basis of gonostylus. Geographical distribution of the other species known to occur in Italy is given. A key to adult males is presented.
Chironomidae; Diptera; taxonomy
Settore AGR/11 - Entomologia Generale e Applicata
Settore BIO/05 - Zoologia
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGICAL AND ACAROLOGICAL RESEARCH
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