A new black fly species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia

Takaoka, Hiroyuki and Sofian-Azirun, Mohd and Chen, Chee Dhang and Abdullah Halim, Muhammad Rasul and Lau, Koon Weng and Low, Van Lun and Suana, I. Wayan (2019) A new black fly species of Simulium (Gomphostilbia) (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa, 4651 (2). pp. 392-400. ISSN 1175-5326, DOI https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4651.2.12.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4651.2.12


Simulium (Gomphostilbia) marosense sp. nov. is described based on adults, pupae and mature larvae from Sulawesi, Indonesia. This new species is placed in the Simulium duolongum subgroup of the S. batoense species-group, representing the ninth member for the subgroup in Sulawesi. This new species is characterized by a narrow female frons and pupal gill with eight filaments, of which two filaments of the ventral pair are 1.9-3.0 times as long as the six other filaments. Taxonomic notes are provided to distinguish this new species from related species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diptera; Taxonomy; biodiversity; aquatic insects; fauna
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QR Microbiology
Divisions: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation) Office > Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2020 04:13
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2020 02:22
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/23332

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