Ablabesmyia bianulata (Siri, Augusto & Paggi, Analía C. 2010)
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- Ablabesmyia bianulata Siri, Augusto, 2010, Zootaxa 2386: 55-56.
Material examined. Argentina. Neuquen, Ramos Mexía reservoir, male associated with pupal exuviae (ILPLA), 06-XI- 1983, kick sample, F. Kaisin. Neuquen, Mari Menuco lake, 5 males (Paratypes), 19 -III- 1978, S. Coscarón. Emended diagnosis. Male diagnosis of Ablabesmyia bianulata Paggi should be emended as follows: antenna with 14 flagellomeres; tibial comb of hind leg with 5–7 spiniform setae; number of setae on tergite IX = 2–3.
Aedeagal complex redescription: BL (Fig. 14) clearly curved, 25 –30, 29 long, width 12 –18, 16 at base, 6 –10, 8 at 1 /4, 6–8, 7 from 1 / 2 to 3 /4, 2 at 9 / 19; BL produced beyond BDL (BL / BDL ratio: 1.11–1.20, 1.17). The shape of DL is cylindrical with abundant long and thin terminal filaments. LF long and wavy. LL absent. Pupa (n = 1) (Figs 29–32) Total length 4.92 mm.
Cephalothorax. Frontal apotome as in Fig. 29. Wing pad with distinct veins as in Fig. 30. Thoracic horn 556 long, reticulation distinct, with external spines. Thoracic comb with 12 cylindrical spines (Fig. 31) plus short spines near the insertion of the thoracic horn. Abdomen. Shagreen with very evident simple spines in arch. Chaetotaxy and coloration pattern Fig. 32. Anal lobe 457 long, with short spinules bordering the insertion of the first lateral setae. Male genital sac 374 long. Position of first lateral setae / segment lenght 0.35 on segment VII; 0.35on segment VIII; 0.42 on Anal lobe.
- Siri, Augusto; Paggi, Analía C.; 2010: A new species of the genus Ablabesmyia Johannsen from the Neotropics and description of the pupa of Ablabesmyia bianulata Paggi (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae), Zootaxa 2386: 55-56. doi