Simulium (Nevermannia) ledangense

Takaoka, Hiroyuki, Ya’Cob, Zubaidah & Sofian-Azirun, Mohd, 2018, Classification, annotated list and keys for the black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Peninsular Malaysia, Zootaxa 4498 (1), pp. 1-65: 42

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4498.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:334E786F-2793-4F10-909C-4ABBDA4075ED

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03951057-FFE0-CA40-FF3D-1285FB4AFC77

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Simulium (Nevermannia) ledangense
status

 

38. Simulium (Nevermannia) ledangense  Ya’cob, Takaoka & Sofian-Azirun, 2014

Simulium (Nevermannia) ledangense  Ya’cob, Takaoka & Sofian-Azirun, 2014: 228–236 (Female, male, pupa and larva)

This species was described from females, males, pupae and larvae collected from Mt. Ledang, Johor (Ya’cob et al., 2014). It is distinguished from S. (N.) feuerborni  and related species of the S. feuerborni  species-group by female tergites 2 and 5–7 shiny, and pupal gill with a long stalk of the ventral paired filaments five times as long as the interspiracular trunk, and the cocoon without an anterodorsal projection.

The aquatic stages breed only in small streams at high elevation (ca. 1,000 m) of Mt. Ledang.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Simuliidae

Genus

Simulium