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Published: 2018-03-14
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Cladotanytarsus saetheri sp. nov. and C. gedanicus Giłka: Holarctic sibling species (Diptera: Chironomidae)

University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Biology, Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, Laboratory of Systematic Zoology; Wita Stwosza 59, 80–308 Gdańsk, Poland
Tahkonkatu 12, 24100 Salo, Finland
University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Biology, Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, Laboratory of Systematic Zoology; Wita Stwosza 59, 80–308 Gdańsk, Poland
Diptera Chironomidae Cladotanytarsus systematics new species Holarctic


Cladotanytarsus saetheri, sp. nov., a widely distributed species (Fennoscandia; Russia: Far East; Canada: Manitoba; USA: Colorado, Michigan, South Carolina, Wisconsin) is described and compared with C. gedanicus Giłka, 2001 on the basis of new records (Fennoscandia; Canada: Manitoba, Nunavut; USA: Colorado, New Mexico). Intraspecific morphological variability of adult males is presented in order to delimit the two previously misidentified species.



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