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Published: 2017-08-30

Two new species and new records of the genus Parachironomus Lenz, 1921 (Diptera, Chironomidae) from northern Russia

Federal research center of biodiversity of terrestrial biota East Asia, Russian Academy of Science, Far East Branch, 100-letya Vladivostoka av. 159, Vladivostok, 690022, Russia.
Diptera Chironominae new species Parachironomus taxonomy morphology key


Two new species of the genus Parachironomus Lenz, P. aquilonis sp. n. from the northern Urals and P. khatyrka sp. n. from the Russian Far East, are described and figured based on the morphology of the adult males. Adult males of P. hazelriggi Spies, 2000 and P. subalpinus (Goetghebuer, 1931) are redescribed and illustrated; both species are recorded for the first time from Russia, P. hazelriggi is new for the Palaearctic region.



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