Antillocladius herradurus Mendes, Andersen et Saether

Mendes, Humberto Fonseca & Andersen, Trond, 2008, A review of Antillocladius Saether and Litocladius Mendes, Andersen et Saether, with the description of two new Neotropical genera (Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae), Zootaxa 1887 (1), pp. 1-75 : 33

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1887.1.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5134499

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Felipe

scientific name

Antillocladius herradurus Mendes, Andersen et Saether
status

 

Antillocladius herradurus Mendes, Andersen et Saether

Antillocladius herradurus Mendes, Andersen and Saether, 2004: 39 View Cited Treatment , Fig. 8 View FIGURES 7–11 .

Material examined: Type material as in Mendes et al. (2004).

Diagnostic characters: The male can be separated from all other members of the genus by having a few setae apically on the wing membrane; squama with few setae; costa barely extended; acrostichals starting in front, anterior ones hair-like, posterior ones scalpellate; virga short; anal point triangular, tapering to blunt apex, with strong lateral setae; and inferior volsella strongly projecting posteriomedially, ending in two rounded lobes.

Distribution: The species is known from Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, a large rainforest reserve on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chironomidae

Genus

Antillocladius

Loc

Antillocladius herradurus Mendes, Andersen et Saether

Mendes, Humberto Fonseca & Andersen, Trond 2008
2008