Clarification of Einfeldia Kieffer, 1922 (Diptera: Chironomidae) with E. australiensis (Freeman, 1961), comb. n. based on immature stages.

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The immature stages are described for the first time for Chironomus (Xenochironomus) australiensis Freeman (Diptera: Chironomidae) and the adult male is redescribed including from type specimens. The species does not belong to Chironomus Meigen or Xenochironomus Kieffer, but is best placed in a modestly expanded Einfeldia Kieffer. Application of this genus… (More)
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4158.4.3

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@article{Cranston2016ClarificationOE, title={Clarification of Einfeldia Kieffer, 1922 (Diptera: Chironomidae) with E. australiensis (Freeman, 1961), comb. n. based on immature stages.}, author={Peter S. Cranston and Jon Martin and Monica Mulder and Martin Spies}, journal={Zootaxa}, year={2016}, volume={4158 4}, pages={491-506} }