Kiefferulus umbraticola ( Yamamoto, 1979 )

Yamamoto, Nao & Yamamoto, Masaru, 2018, Taxonomic information on some Japanese Chironomidae (Diptera) described by Dr. M. Sasa (†), Zootaxa 4514 (4), pp. 516-528: 526

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4514.4.5

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Kiefferulus umbraticola ( Yamamoto, 1979 )
status

 

Kiefferulus umbraticola ( Yamamoto, 1979) 

Chironomus umbraticola Yamamoto, 1979: 10  (as subgenus Kiefferulus  ).

Chironomus toyamabiceus Sasa, 1996: 21  . syn. n.

Specimen examined: Japan: Toyama Pref., Family Park , holotype ♂ of Chironomus toyamabiceus  , 21. ix. 1993, M. Sasa [specimen No. 273:001 (NSMT-I-Dip-4963)]  .

The following characters are recognized in the holotype of Chironomus toyamabiceus  : small blackish spot on the median portion of scutum; inferior volsella large, oval and flattened; superior volsella long, horn like, with several setae on its basal portion. These features are completely consistent with those of Kiefferulus umbraticola  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chironomidae

Genus

Kiefferulus

Loc

Kiefferulus umbraticola ( Yamamoto, 1979 )

Yamamoto, Nao & Yamamoto, Masaru 2018

2018
Loc

Chironomus umbraticola

Yamamoto, M. 1979: 10

Loc

Chironomus toyamabiceus

Sasa, M. 1996: 21