Pupae of Mesozoic Oryctochlus Kalugina, 1985 (Chironomidae: Podonominae), with description of two new species

Elena Lukashevich

Abstract


The Mesozoic Chironomidae are briefly reviewed. Two new species, Oryctochlus brundini n.sp. and O. kaluginae n.sp. from the Late Jurassic of Mongolia, are described based on pupae. The species of Oryctochlus known from pupae are photographed and keyed, their chaetotaxy is discussed.

doi: 10.5324/fn.v31i0.1400.

Published online: 17 October 2012.


Keywords


Chironomidae; taxonomy; new species

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5324/fn.v31i0.1400



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