Pseudosmittia umbonata Andersen, Saether et Mendes

Ferrington Jr, Leonard C. & Saether, Ole A., 2011, A revision of the genera Pseudosmittia Edwards, 1932, Allocladius Kieffer, 1913, and Hydrosmittia gen. n. (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae) 2849, Zootaxa 2849 (1), pp. 1-314: 285-286

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2849.1.1

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/EE7687BA-FEEB-FEEB-BDAA-BA0A11248EF1

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Pseudosmittia umbonata Andersen, Saether et Mendes
status

 

Pseudosmittia umbonata Andersen, Saether et Mendes  

( Fig. 111 A–C View FIGURE 111 )

Pseudosmittia umbonata Andersen, Saether et Mendes 2010: 67   View Cited Treatment . Material examined: BRAZIL: São Paulo State, Peruíbe, Estação Ecológica Juréia-Itatins , 24˚31'06''S 47˚12'06''W, Malaise 6 - Bosque , holotype male, 3.v.2002, N.W. Perioto & eq. (MZUSP).

Diagnostic characters: The species resembles P. gibbistyla   by having gonostylus bilobed with secondary lobe about as long as wide an adpressed to outer base of gonostylus, median volsella nearly as long as superior volsella, and apodeme lobe apparently with wrinkles. It differs in having a simple median volsella, inferior volsella with broad and rounded anterior projection, a minute anal point and apodeme lobe with about 7 wrinkles.

The species is described in detail in Andersen et al. (2010: 67). It is known only from São Paulo State, Brazil.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chironomidae

Genus

Pseudosmittia

Loc

Pseudosmittia umbonata Andersen, Saether et Mendes

Ferrington Jr, Leonard C. & Saether, Ole A. 2011
2011
Loc

Pseudosmittia umbonata Andersen, Saether et Mendes 2010: 67

Andersen, T. & Saether, O. A. & Mendes, H. F. 2010: 67
2010