Spinorthocladius, Published, 2007

Published, First, 2007, Chironomid midges from early Eocene amber of France (Diptera: Chironomidae), Zootaxa 1404, pp. 1-66: 25

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5076787

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5076787

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CE87EB-496B-0701-FF36-F93DFF0FD9E5

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Spinorthocladius
status

n. gen.

Genus Spinorthocladius   n. gen.

Type species: Spinorthocladius enigmaticus   n. sp.

Etymology: This genus is named after Orthocladius   and the spinose gonocoxites of the male.

Diagnosis: 13 flagellomeres; acrostichals absent; MCu absent; 2 strong spurs on ta1 and ta2 of mid and hind tibiae; anal point present and reduced; 1 strong spur at apex of male gonocoxite (main diagnostic character).