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A new species of the genus Monopelopia from South Brazil, with keys to the Neotropical–Nearctic species (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae)
A new species, Monopelopia paranaense is described and illustrated, based on immatures collected in a little pond in Parana State (South Brazil) and adults reared in laboratory. Keys to males, larvae… Expand
The immature stages of Ablabesmyia (Sartaia) metica Roback, 1983 (Diptera: Chironomidae) with keys to subgenera
The monotypic subgenus Sartaia Roback, 1983 was erected based on the male of Ablabesmyia (S.) metica Roback, 1983. The larva and pupa of A. (S.) metica are described and figured below, and the male… Expand
New species of Ablabesmyia Johannsen from the Neotropical region: first report of a sponge-dwelling Tanypodinae
The larva, pupa and male of a new Neotropical chironomid species, Ablabesmyia tucuxi Neubern et Fusari sp. n., are de-scribed and illustrated. The larvae were found in freshwater sponge colonies of… Expand
Metapelopia corbii gen. n., sp. n., a new Tanypodinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the Neotropical Region
The new genus Metapelopia is established for species of Pentaneurini from the southeast Brazil. Generic diagnoses for larva, pupa and adult male are provided together with descriptions of all life… Expand
New species of Ablabesmyia Johannsen (Diptera, Chironomidae, Tanypodinae) from the Neotropical Region, with description of male adults and immature stages
A new species of genus Ablabesmyia is described. The larvae were collected associated with aquatic macrophytes in ponds from the Southeast of Brazil. In laboratory, the larvae were reared to obtain… Expand
Trypanosomatid prevalence in Nezara viridula (L.), Euschistus heros (Fabricius) and Piezodorus guildinii (Westwood) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) populations in Northern Paraná, Brazil
The stink bug complex in soybeans has a great potential to cause damage, their control has been difficult due to high population densities at the end of the season. Studies related to… Expand
Tanypus urszulae, a new Tanypodinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the Neotropical Region.
A new species of Tanypus Meigen, T. urszulae sp. nov. from Brazil, is described and figured as adult male, pupa and larva. Additionally, the generic diagnosis for the larva is emended.
Parapentaneura bentogomensis Stur, Fittkau et Serrano (Diptera, Chironomidae, Tanypodinae) taken in Southeastern, Brazil: additional characters and modified generic diagnosis
The genus Parapentaneura was established in 2006 and is composed of a single species, Parapentaneura bentogomensis, originally from Mato Grosso State. This species was collected in Sao Paulo State… Expand
Chironomidae types in the reference collection of the Laboratory of Ecology of Aquatic Insects, São Carlos, Brazil
The Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) type collection at the Laboratory of Ecology of Aquatic Insects (LEIA - UFSCar) is reviewed. It comprises 103 primary types, as well as 95 paratypes, mostly… Expand
Two new species of Larsia Fittkau, 1962 (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae) from Neotropical Region, with a checklist of Larsia species of the world
Two new species of Larsia Fittkau, 1962 are described and figured as male, pupa and larva. Diagnosis to male of this genus is emended. An annotated checklist of the world’s valid Larsia species is… Expand