SPINELLI Gustavo Ricardo
The immatures of three Neotropical species of Palpomyia Meigen (Diptera, Culicomorpha, Ceratopogonidae)
ANJOS-SANTOS D; DIAZ, F; SPINELLI GR; RONDEROS MM
ANAIS DA ACADEMIA BRASILEIRA DE CIENCIAS.
ACAD BRASILEIRA DE CIENCIAS
Lugar: Rio de Janeiro; Año: 2020 vol. 95 p. 1 - 12
The first description of the fourth instar larva and pupa of Palpomyia mapuche Spinelli, Grogan and Ronderos and the pupa of P. subfuscula Ingram andMacfie are provided, as well as the redescription of the pupa of P. subaspera (Coquillett). Studied specimens were collected in lotic environments of Patagonia, in the Provinces of Neuquén and Chubut, Argentina. The described stages were examined and illustrated with a phase-contrast microscope. The larva was examined using a scanning electron microscope. Data on the bionomics for P. mapuche and new records for the three species are provided.