The problems with Polypedilum Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae), with the description of Probolum subgen. n

@article{Sther2010ThePW,
  title={The problems with Polypedilum Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae), with the description of Probolum subgen. n},
  author={O. A. S{\ae}ther and T. Andersen and L. Pinho and H. Mendes},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2010},
  volume={2497},
  pages={1-36}
}
  • O. A. Sæther, T. Andersen, +1 author H. Mendes
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • A phylogenetic analysis of the genus Polypedilum Kieffer utilizing only species with known larvae, and including one additional species presumed to belong to a new subgenus was performed. The subgenera Tripodura Townes, 1945, Pentapedilum Kieffer, 1913 and Cerobregma Saether et Sundal, 1999, were all monophyletic, while Uresipedilum Oyewo et Saether, 1998 was monophyletic when the new subgenus Probolum was excluded. Polypedilum s. str. was never monophyletic even when excluding the atypical P… CONTINUE READING
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