Cryptochironomus hentonensis Hasegawa & Sasa, 1987

Yan, Chuncai, Liu, Ting, Cao, Wei, Zhao, Guangjun & Liu, Wenbin, 2018, A review of the Japanese Cryptochironomus Kieffer, 1918 (Diptera, Chironomidae), ZooKeys 771, pp. 139-155: 140-141

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Cryptochironomus hentonensis Hasegawa & Sasa, 1987


Cryptochironomus hentonensis Hasegawa & Sasa, 1987 

Cryptochironomus hentonensis  Hasegawa & Sasa, 1987: 290; Sasa and Kawai 1987: 63; Sasa and Kikuchi 1995: 99; Sasa 1998: 28; Makarchenko et al. 2005: 409.

Material examined.

Japan. The type specimen of Cryptochironomus hentonensis  Hasegawa & Sasa. Holotype, ♂ (No. 64: 91), on the bank of Eel pond at Hentona, Okinawa, in the Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan. 2.xii.1982.

Diagnostic characters.

AR 3.03; frontal tubercles present; anal point long and tapering, lateral setae and microtrichia absent; superior volsella thumb-like, inferior volsella finger-shaped.


Japan; Russian Far East.