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#1
Molecules / Re: Recent publications on mol...
Last post by Martin Spies - February 24, 2024, 02:28:39 PM
2024

Fu, Y., Fang, X., Xiao, Y., Mao, B., Xu, Z., Shen, M., Wang, X. (2024) Two chromosome-level genomes of Smittia aterrima and Smittia pratorum (Diptera, Chironomidae). Scientific Data 11(paper 165): 7 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd online 3.ii.2024]

Röder, N., Stoll. V. S., Jupke, J. F., Kolbenschlag, S., Bundschuh, M., Theißinger, K., Schwenk, K. (2024) How non-target chironomid communities respond to mosquito control: Integrating DNA metabarcoding and joint species distribution modelling. Sci. total Envir. 913(paper 169735): 12 pp. + online suppl. material. [online version of record publd 8.i.2024]
#2
Molecules / Re: Recent publications on mol...
Last post by Martin Spies - February 24, 2024, 02:26:27 PM
2023

Bolshakov, V., Prokin, A., Mayor, T., Hakobyan, S., Movergoz, E. (2023) Karyotypes and COI gene sequences of Chironomus annularius sensu lato (Diptera, Chironomidae) from Russia, Mongolia, and Armenia. Water [Basle] 15(17, Article 3114): 19 pp. [publd 30.viii.2023]

Di, X., Lei, T., Mou, K., Song, Ch., Qi, X. (2023) Complete mitochondrial genome of the non-biting midge Polypedilum henicurum Wang, 1995 (Diptera: Chironomidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 8(8): 908-911 + online suppl. material. [publd online 25.viii.2023]

Fang, X., Wang, X., Mao, B., Xiao, Y., Shen, M., Fu, Y. (2023) Comparative mitogenome analyses of twelve non-biting flies and provide[sic!] insights into the phylogeny of Chironomidae (Diptera: Culicomorpha). Scientific Reports [London] 13(1, Article 9200): 13 pp. + online suppl. material. [first publd online 6.vi.2023]

Han, W., Tang, H., Wei, L., Zhang, E. (2023) The first DNA barcode library of Chironomidae from the Tibetan Plateau with an evaluation of the status of the public databases. Ecology and Evolution 13(2, paper e9849): 14 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd online 27.ii.2023]

Michailova, P., Kovalenko, P., Serga, S., Parnikoza, I., Kozeretska, I., Convey, P. (2023) A chromosome map of Belgica antarctica Jacobs (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Antarctica, including chromosome variability. Antarctic Science: 17 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd online 2.x.2023]

Qi, Y., Bu, W.-J., Zheng, Ch.-G., Lin, X.-L., Jiao, K.-L. (2023) New data on mitogenomes of Thienemanniella Kieffer, 1911 (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). Archives Insect Biochem. Physiol. 114(2): 9 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd 6.ix.2023]

Röder, N., Schwenk, K. (2023) Direct PCR meets high-throughput sequencing – metabarcoding of chironomid communities without DNA extraction. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics 7(paper e102455): 135-154 + online suppl. material. [publd online 25.vii.2023]

Shaikhutdinov, N. M., Klink, G. V., Garushyants, S. K., Kozlova, O. S., Cherkasov, A. V., Kikawada, T., Okuda, T., Pemba, D., Shagimardanova, E. I., Penin, A. A., Deviatiiarov, R. M., Gazizova, G. R., Cornette, R., Gusev, O. A., Bazykin, G. A. (2023) Population genomics of two closely related anhydrobiotic midges reveals differences in adaptation to extreme desiccation. Genome Biol. Evol. 15(10, Article evad169): 15 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd 14.ix.2023]

Silva, F. L. da, Pinho, L. C., Stur, E., Nihei, S. S., Ekrem, T. (2023) DNA barcodes provide insights into the diversity and biogeography of the non-biting midge Polypedilum (Diptera, Chironomidae) in South America. Ecol. Evol. 13(10, paper e10602): 18 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd online 11.x.2023]

Song, Ch., Wang, L., Lei, T., Qi, X. (2023) New color-patterned species of Microtendipes Kieffer, 1913 (Diptera: Chironomidae) and a deep intraspecific divergence of species by DNA barcodes. Insects [Basle] 14(3, paper 227): 27 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd online 24.ii.2023]

Zhang, D., He, F.-X., Li, X.-B., Aishan, Zh., Lin, X.-L. (2023) New mitogenomes of the Polypedilum generic complex (Diptera: Chironomidae): Characterization and phylogenetic implications. Insects [Basle] 14(3, paper 238): 14 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd 27.ii.2023]
#3
Recently published / Re: Orthocladiinae - new taxa
Last post by Martin Spies - February 23, 2024, 02:00:37 PM
2024

Dantas, G. P. S., Amat, E., Hamada, N. (2024) New species and record of Diplosmittia Sæther, 1981 (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae) from Brazil and Colombia. Zootaxa 5397(1): 127-134. [publd 3.i.2024]

Makarchenko, E. A., Semenchenko, A. A., Palatov, D. M. (2024) Smittia solominae sp. nov. (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae), living on ice of high mountain glaciers of the Elbrus region (North Caucasus). Zootaxa 5415(4): 561-569. [publd 23.ii.2024]
#4
Faunistic publications / 2024
Last post by Martin Spies - February 15, 2024, 11:46:20 AM
Bello-González, O. C., Andersen, T., Mercado-Silva, N. (2024) A revised, annotated checklist of Mexican non-biting midges (Diptera, Chironomidae). ZooKeys 1191: 237-286. [publd 15.ii.2024]
#5
Recently published / Re: Chironominae - new taxa
Last post by Martin Spies - February 12, 2024, 11:24:37 AM
2023

Dantas, G. P. S., Hamada, N. (2024) New findings on Nilothauma Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Brazil and Peru. Zootaxa 5410(1): 112-122. [publd 12.ii.2024]
#6
Recently published / Re: Orthocladiinae - new taxa
Last post by Martin Spies - February 04, 2024, 04:36:57 PM
2023

Donato, M., Arpellino, J. P. Z., Siri, A. (2023) Revision of the species described in Metriocnemus van der Wulp (Diptera: Chironomidae) by Edwards (1931), with the description of two new species. J. nat. Hist. 57(13-16): 904-923. [publd online 21.vi.2023]

Eiseman, C. S., Namayandeh, A., van der Linden, J., Palmer, M. W. (2023) Metriocnemus erythranthei sp. nov. and Limnophyes viribus sp. nov. (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae): leafminers of monkeyflowers, speedwells, and other herbaceous plants, with new observations on the ecology and habitats of other leaf-mining Chironomidae. Zootaxa 5249(1): 041-068. [publd 28.ii.2023]

Ghaderi, E., Ibrahimi, H., Mohammadi, H., Namayandeh, A. (2023) Chironomidae (Diptera) of Shalmash Falls, West Azerbaijan, Iran, with the description of Paracricotopus davoodi sp. nov., a new Orthocladiinae. Zootaxa 5285(2): 381-388. [publd 16.v.2023]

Kumar Som, D., Mukherjee, T., Das, T., Chakraborty, R. (2023) Two new species of Bryophaenocladius Thienemann (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) from Darjeeling and Kolkata, West Bengal, India with a note on biology of montane species. Recs zool. Survey India 123(2S, Special Issue): 645-655. [publd 1.vii.2023]

Makarchenko, E. A., Yavorskaya, N. M. (2023) Correction of mistakes. II. New taxonomic position of Chaetocladius (Amblycladius) amurensis Makarchenko et Makarchenko (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) from the Russian Far East, with redescription of species. Zootaxa 5361(3): 444-448. [publd 2.xi.2023]

Moubayed, J. (2023) Georthocladius chastreixens and G. digitiformis spp. n., from springs and peat bogs in continental France [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 24(2): 73-86.

Moubayed, J., Langton, P. (2023) On the genus Bryophaenocladius Thienemann, 1934 (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). II. Description of three new species from continental France. Evraziat. Entomol. Zh. (= Euroas. Entomol. J.) 22(1): 1-10. [in English; with Russian abstract, etc.]

Moubayed, J., Lencioni, V. (2023) Bryophaenocladius adigensis sp. n., a new species from the Italian Alps (Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 37[Special Issue ISC 2022]: 42-47. [publd online 29.xii.2023]

Moubayed, J., Lods-Crozet, B. (2023) Limnophyes knispelae sp. n. and L. sartorii sp. n., two new crenophilous species from the Swiss Alps (Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 37[Special Issue ISC 2022]: 48-58. [publd online 29.xii.2023]

Moubayed, J., Mary, N. (2023a) On the genus Smittia Holmgren, 1869 from New Caledonia. I. Description of S. maryae sp. n. from riparian habitats located in the down basin of the River Coulée [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. (Sur le genre Smittia Holmgren, 1869 de Nouvelle-Calédonie. I. Description de S. maryae sp. n. d'habitats ripicoles du cours inférieur de la rivière Coulée [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]). Ephemera 24(1): 23-30. [in English, with French abstract]

Moubayed, J., Mary, N. (2023b) On the genus Orthocladius van der Wulp, 1874 from New Caledonia. I. Description of O. taonus sp. n., a rheophilic species occurring in the waterfall of Tao [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. (Sur le genre Orthocladius van der Wulp, 1874 de Nouvelle-Calédonie. I. Description de O. taonus sp. n., une nouvelle espèce rhéophile connue de la cascade de Tao [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]). Ephemera 24(1): 31-38. [in English, with French abstract]

Moubayed, J., Mary, N. (2023c) On the genus Thienemanniella Kieffer, 1911 from New Caledonia. I. Description of T. neocaledonica, T. noumeana and T. sarrameana spp. n. [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. (Sur le genre Thienemanniella Kieffer, 1911 de Nouvelle-Calédonie. I. Description de T. neocaledonica, T. noumeana et T. sarrameana spp. n. [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 24(1): 39-53. [in English, with French abstract]

Moubayed, J., Mary, N. (2023d) On the genus Allocladius Kieffer, 1913 from New Caldonia. I. Description of A. barendeunus, A. dumbeanus and A. panienus spp. n. [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 24(2): 87-104.

Moubayed, J., Mary, N. (2023e) On the genus Pseudosmittia Edwards, 1932 from New Caledonia. I. Description of P. noumeana, P. paniena and P. pouemboutana spp. n. [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 24(2): 105-120.

Moubayed, J., Tissot, B. (2023) Smittia decoini and S. hadrimani spp. n. two new semiterrestrial species from eastern France [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. (Smittia decoini et S. hadrimani spp. n., deux nouvelles espèces semiterrestres connues de l'Est de la France [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]). Ephemera 24(1): 9-22. [in English, with French abstract]
#7
Recently published / Re: Orthocladiinae - new taxa
Last post by Martin Spies - February 04, 2024, 04:35:07 PM
2022

Dantas, G. P. S., Ramos-Pastrana, Y., Hamada, N. (2022) A new species of Limnophyes Eaton, 1875 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Llanos Orientales, Colombia. Zootaxa 5141(3): 295-300. [publd 26.v.2022]

Fu, Y., Fang, X.-L., Wang, X.-H., Shen, M., Xiao, Y.-L. (2022) Corynoneura Winnertz species from Hunan Province, Oriental China, delineated with morphological and 16S rDNA data (Diptera, Chironomidae). ZooKeys 1082: 87-102. [publd 19.i.2022]

Krasheninnikov, A. B., Tanadbaeva, D. A., Vshivkova, V. A. (2022) Description of Chaetocladius (Chaetocladius) spiridonovi sp. nov. from the Russian Arctic Region (Diptera, Chironomidae). Zootaxa 5116(2): 292-298. [publd 18.iii.2022]

Krasheninnikov, A. B., Vshivkova, K. A. (2022) A new species of the genus Hydrobaenus Fries, 1830 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the Arctic Russia. Far eastern Ent. 454: 1-6. [publd 3.v.2022; in English, with Russian abstract]

Krasheninnikov, A. B., Vshivkova, K. A. (2022) Bryophaenocladius evanmaki sp.n. — novyi vid khironomid Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae) s Urala. (Bryophaenocladius evanmaki sp.n. (Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae) from Ural). Evraz. Entomol. Zh. (= Euroas. Entomol. J.) 21(1): 16-18. [in Russian; with English abstract, etc.]

Moubayed, J., Acosta, R., Prat, N. (2022) Smittia pratti sp. n., a new riparian species from the upper basin of the Cinqueta River, Spanish Pyrenees [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 23(2): 87-94.

Moubayed, J., Clévenot, P. (2022) Smittia balmea, S. corsicana and S. tyrrhena, spp. n. three new semiterrestrial species from continental France and Corsica [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 23(1): 29-42.

Moubayed, J., Guisset, P. (2022) Pseudorthocladius queretanus sp. n., a crenophilous species inhabiting a cold stream in Eastern Pyrenees, France [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 23(1): 7-16.

Moubayed, J., Langton, P. H., Coppa, G., Clévenot, P. (2022) Orthocladius (Orthocladius) montisdei sp. n. and O. (O.) queyrassianus sp. n., two new species with reduced antennae from continental France [Diptera, Chironomidae]. Ephemera 23(2): 73-86.

Moubayed, J., Lods-Crozet, B. (2022) On the genus Bryophaenocladius Thienemann, 1934. I. Taxonomic notes with description of new species (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). Evraziat. Entomol. Zh. (= Euroas. Entomol. J.) 21(4): 212-224. [in English; with Russian abstract, etc.]

Mukherjee, T., Som, D. K., Hazra, N. (2022) Two new species of Pseudosmittia Edwards, 1932 from India with a key to Oriental species adult males (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae). Zootaxa 5200(1): 51-62. [publd 26.x.2022]

Namayandeh, A., Beresford, D. V. (2022) New knowledge on the family Chironomidae (Diptera) from Far Northern Ontario, Canada, with a description of new species and new faunistic records. Aquatic Insects: 23 pp. [publd online 25.iv.2022]

Namayandeh, A., Hudson, P. L. (2022) Two new Orthocladiinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) collected in overlooked places of Midwest USA. Zootaxa 5099(1): 120-128. [publd 10.ii.2022]

Spies, M., Borkent, A., Cranston, P. S., Lin, X.-L., Tang, H.-Q. (2022) A home at last! Changania choui Tseng, 1965 belongs to Thienemanniella Kieffer, 1911 (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 35: 4-11. [publd 7.iii.2022]

Tachibana, S. (2022) A new species, Cricotopus cataractaenostocicola, living in a cyanobacterial colony on vertical rocky substrates with trickling water film in Japan (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 5178(3): 241-255. [publd 26.viii.2022]

Zhou, X.-sh., Fang, D.-zh., Gao, R., Wang, Y., Yan, Ch.-c., Liu, W.-b. (2022) Compterosmittia wangi sp. nov. from Oriental China (Diptera, Chironomidae). Zootaxa 5209(3): 332-338. [publd 17.xi.2022]
#8
Medical entomology / Re: Medical entomology
Last post by Martin Spies - February 02, 2024, 12:04:46 PM
2023

Christopher, S., Michels, U., Gunkel, G. (2023) Paratanytarsus grimmii (Chironomidae) larvae in drinking water distribution systems: impairment or disaster? Water [Basle] 15(paper 377): 12 pp. [publd 17.i.2023]

Jang, G., Yeo, W., Park, M., Park, Y.-G. (2023) RT-CLAD: Artificial Intelligence-based real-time chironomid larva detection in drinking water treatment plants. Sensors [Basle] 24(1, paper 177): 13 pp. [publd 28.xii.2023]
#9
Various topics / Re: INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN...
Last post by Martin Spies - February 01, 2024, 12:30:24 PM
Dear colleagues,

As the Chair of the Organizational Board of the International Symposium on Chironomidae 2024 (ISC22), I am writing to share an important update regarding the registration deadlines for the upcoming event.

Over the past few weeks, we have received many inquiries about ISC22 deadlines from young researchers, and we are thrilled to see such enthusiasm, especially from our student participants. In light of the current economic landscape marked by inflation and increased logistical demands, we have made the decision to extend the registration deadlines to accommodate the growing interest in our congress.

To ensure that everyone has the opportunity to take advantage of the early bird registration rates, we have extended the early bird registration deadline until February 29, 2024. This extension is aimed at providing more flexibility for potential attendees, including students.

Here are the revised registration deadlines:

    Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 29, 2024
    Early Bird Registration Abstract Deadline: February 29, 2024
    Late Registration Period: March 1, 2024, to April 1, 2024
    Late Registration Abstract Deadline: April 1, 2024

We understand that these changes may impact your planning, and we sincerely appreciate your understanding and flexibility in this matter.

For your convenience, the registration details can be found on our official  website.

Thank you for your continued support! We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful city of Niš, Serbia.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Organizational Board at [isc22@pmf.ni.ac.rs].

Best regards,

Djuradj Milosevic, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of biology and ecology
Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Niš
Višegradska 33, 18000 Niš
Mob:+381641117412
#10
Recently published / Re: Chironominae - new taxa
Last post by Martin Spies - January 30, 2024, 01:12:35 PM
2023

Andersen, T. (2023) A new, darkwinged species of Pseudochironomus Malloch, 1915 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Mexico and Costa Rica. Aquatic Insects: 10 pp. [publd online 24.viii.2023]

Andersen, T., Höcherl, A., Hübner, J., Chimeno, C., Lin, X., Baranov, V. (2023) New species and records of Pseudochironomini Sæther, 1977 (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the Dominican Republic. Biodiv. Data J. 11(e111925): 10 pp. [publd 24.x.2023]

Andersen, T., Sanz-laParra, A. M. (2023) A new species of Riethia Kieffer, 1917 from Zurqui, Costa Rica (Chironomidae, Chironominae, Pseudochironomini). Norw. J. Ent. 70(1): 29-33. [publd 22.vi.2023]

Dantas, G. P. S., Hamada, N., Giłka, W. (2023) Tanytarsus van der Wulp (Chironomidae, Diptera): new species from the western Amazon region in Peru and Brazil, new records from the Neotropics, and remarks on the taxonomy of the genus. Zootaxa 5271(1): 115-139. [publd 24.iv.2023]

Guo, B.-X., Chen, M.-H., Zhang, R.-L., Lin, X.-L. (2023) Tanytarsus xinglongensis (Diptera, Chironomidae, Tanytarsini), a new species from Oriental China. Annls zool. fenn. 60(1): 53-56. [publd 23.ii.2023]

Liu, W.-B., Wang, Y., Zhao, K.-Zh., Wang, Ch.-Y., Zhang, J.-Y., Yan, Ch.-C, Lin, X.-L. (2023) New species, a new combination, and DNA barcodes of Parachironomus Lenz, 1921 (Diptera, Chironomidae). Zootaxa 5256(2): 121-140. [publd 16.iii.2023]

Moubayed, J., Mary, N. (2023f) On the genus Polypedilum, subgenus Pentapedilum Kieffer, 1912 from New Caledonia. I. Description of three new species occurring in the littoral ecosystem [Diptera, Chironomidae, Chironomini]. Ephemera 24(2): 121-136.

Mukherjee, B., Hazra, N. (2023) Taxonomic studies on Harnischia complex from India (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 5278(2): 239-263. [publd 5.v.2023]

Mukherjee, B., Hui, P., Hazra, N. (2023) Two new species of the genus Paracladopelma Harnisch of Harnischia complex from India (Diptera: Chironomidae). Oriental Insects: 13 pp. [publd online 5.ii.2023]

Namayandeh, A., Hudson, P. L., Ghaderi, E., Stott, W. (2023) Zavrelia parapentatoma (Chironomidae: Diptera), a curious new species from North America, revealed by molecular methods. Zootaxa 5249(1): 111-124. [publd 28.ii.2023]

Orel, O. V. (2023) Stempellinella Brundin, 1947 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, with the description of new species. Zootaxa 5380(4): 341-360. [publd 1.xii.2023]

Pinho, L. C., Fusari, L. M. (2023) New species of Claudiotendipes Andersen, Mendes & Pinho and Tapajos Trivinho-Strixino, Silva & Oliveira from Brazil (Diptera, Chironomidae, Chironominae). Revta bras. Ent. 67(núm. espec., paper e20230067): 5 pp. [publd online 27.xi.2023]

Song, Ch., Wang, L., Lei, T., Qi, X. (2023) New color-patterned species of Microtendipes Kieffer, 1913 (Diptera: Chironomidae) and a deep intraspecific divergence of species by DNA barcodes. Insects [Basle] 14(3, paper 227): 27 pp. + online suppl. material. [publd online 24.ii.2023]