Usambaromyia nigrala gen. n., sp. n., and Usambaromyiinae, a new subfamily among the Chironomidae (Diptera)

@article{Andersen1994UsambaromyiaNG,
  title={Usambaromyia nigrala gen. n., sp. n., and Usambaromyiinae, a new subfamily among the Chironomidae (Diptera)},
  author={T. Andersen and O. A. S{\ae}ther},
  journal={Aquatic Insects},
  year={1994},
  volume={16},
  pages={21-29}
}
The male and female imagines of Usambaromyia nigrala gen. n., sp. n. are described from the West Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. The species differs from other known chironomids by having nearly completely black wings in both sexes, tibial spurs with lateral denticles making them Tanypodinae—like, dense cluster of scalpellate sensilla chaetica on anepisternum I, male gonostylus without megaseta, laterosternite fused with tergite IX forming a single annulus and female genitalia apparently with… Expand
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