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Recently published / Re: New fossil taxa - all subfamilies
« Last post by Martin Spies on February 12, 2019, 03:25:53 AM »
2019

Lukashevich, E. D., Przhiboro, A. A. (2019) A new genus of Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia. Paleontol. J. 52(12): 1401-1407. ["2018" but publd (in print) 16.i.2019]
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Established earlier / Re: New publications on various taxa
« Last post by Martin Spies on February 01, 2019, 09:08:54 AM »
2019

Namayandeh, A., Beresford, D. V. (2019) Chironomidae of Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island: first female description of Chaetocladius (Chaetocladius) glacialis (Lundström, 1915) (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) and new faunistic records from the Nunavut (Canada) and the Nearctic Region. Aquatic Insects. [first publd online (11.i.2019)]

Silva, F. L. da (2019) Procladius travassosi (Oliveira, Messias & Silva-Vasconcelos, 1992) regarded as a new junior synonym of Procladius stroudi Roback 1982 (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae). Zootaxa 4555(2): 280-282.
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Recently published / Re: New fossil taxa - all subfamilies
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 25, 2019, 03:22:24 AM »
2018

Ashe, P., Murray, D. A., O'Connor, J. P. (2018) Recognition of two additional fossil subfamilies in the Chironomidae (Diptera) - †Dungeyellinae subfam. nov. and †Cretodiamesinae Kalugina stat. nov. Bull. Irish Biogeogr. Soc. 42: 225-242.

Baranov, V., Giłka, W., Zakrzewska, M., Jarzembowski, E. (2018) New non-biting midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Lower Cretaceous Wealden amber of the Isle of Wight (UK). Cretaceous Res. 95: 138-145. [first publd online (20.xi.2018)]

Grimaldi, D. A., Sunderlin, D., Aaroe, G. A., Dempsky, M. R., Parker, N. E., Tillery, G. Q., White, J. G., Barden, P., Nascimbene, P. C., Williams, C. J. (2018) Biological inclusions in amber from the Paleogene Chickaloon formation of Alaska. Am. Mus. Novit. 3908: 37 pp.

Szadziewski, R., Sontag, E., Dominiak, P. (2018) A new chironomid with a long proboscis from Eocene Baltic amber (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae). Annales zool. 68(3): 601-608.

Zakrzewska, M., Stebner, F., Puchalski, M., Singh, H., Giłka, W. (2018) A peculiar leg structure in the first non-biting midge described from Cambay amber, India (Diptera: Chironomidae). In: Ross, A. J., McGowan, A. (Eds): Fossil insects, arthropods and amber. Earth envir. Sci. Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh 107(2-3): 255-261. ["2017", but publd iii.2018]
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Established earlier / Re: Keys
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 11, 2019, 09:26:03 AM »
2018

Andersen, T. (2018) A new species of Claudiotendipes Andersen, Mendes & Pinho, 2017 from Bolivia (Diptera, Chironomidae). Norw. J. Ent. 65(1): 22-25.

Andersen, T., Donato, M., Hagenlund, L. K., Mauad, M., Mendes, H. F. (2018) A review of Neotropical Axarus, with the description of five new species (Diptera: Chironomidae). Stud. neotrop. Fauna Envir.: 17 pp. [first publ. online (13.iv.2018)]

Chen, Sh., Zhang, R., Ferrington, L. C., Jr (2018) A new species of Harnischia Kieffer, 1918 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Mongolia. J. Kansas ent. Soc. 90(4): 334-340. ["2017" but paper "Accepted 16 April 2018"; publd x.2018]

Cranston, P. S. (2018) Kribiodorum Kieffer (= Stelechomyia Reiss) (Diptera: Chironomidae) extends into the Oriental region: three new species and expanded diagnoses. Zootaxa 4486(4): 535-547.

Cranston, P. S., Tang, H. (2018) Skusella Freeman (Diptera: Chironomidae): new species, immature stages from Africa, Asia and Australia, and expanded distributions. Zootaxa 4450(1): 041-065.

Cuppen, H., Tempelman, D. (2018) Identification key for the 4th stage larvae of northwest European species of Cricotopus (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae). Lauterbornia 85: 69-90.

Epler, J. H. (2018) The genus Cryptotendipes Beck et Beck in Florida, with the description of a new species (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae). Zootaxa 4433(3): 583-594.

Kodama, A., Kawai, K., Saito, H. (2018) A new species of Tanytarsus van der Wulp, 1874 (Diptera: Chironomidae) and the first Japanese record of Tanytarsus ovatus Johannsen, 1932 with DNA barcodes. Zootaxa 4422(4): 591-599.

Moubayed-Breil, J., Ashe, P. (2018) Cricotopus (s. str.) latellai sp. n., a new rheophilic species of the tremulus-group from the Italian and French Maritime Alps (Diptera: Chironomidae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 31: 4-15. [publd online (29.vi.2018)]

Moubayed-Breil, J., Gaultier, P. (2018) On the genus Heleniella Gowin, 1943 (extrema-gr.). I. H. gaultieri sp. n., a crenophilous species confined to glacial streams in eastern Pyrenees [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 19(2): 71-81. ["2017 (2018)"]

Moubayed-Breil, J., Kettani, K. (2018) Description of Rheotanytarsus langtoni sp. n. from the Rif of north-western Morocco [Diptera, Chironomidae, Tanytarsini]. Ephemera 19(2): 83-94. ["2017 (2018)"]

Namayandeh, A., Beresford, D. V. (2018) A new species in Rheocricotopus (R.) effusus group from Canada with review of Nearctic species of Rheocricotopus and Parametriocnemus (Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 31: 16-29. [publd online (27.xii.2018)]

Niitsuma, H. Yamamoto, M. (2018) Yusurika-ka Chironomidae. Pp. 1307-1443 [Yusurika-ka 1-137] in: Kawai, T., Tanida, K. (eds): Aquatic insects of Japan: Manual with keys and illustrations. Second edition. Tokai Univ. Press, Kanagawa. [vol. 1: i-xiv, 1-790; vol. 2: i-vi, 791-1661; index vol.: 1665-1731. In Japanese]
[NOTES: Includes richly illustrated keys at genus-group level for adult males and larvae. Pp. 1307-1367 [Yusurika-ka 1-61] by Niitsuma: introduction; keys to subfamilies; Tanypodinae, Podonominae, Telmatogetoninae, Prodiamesinae, Diamesinae; references. Pp. 1368-1443 [Yusurika-ka 62-137] by Yamamoto: Orthocladiinae, Chironominae; references.]


Orel, O. V., Bazova, N. V. (2018) New species of the genus Microtendipes Kieffer, 1915 (Diptera, Chironomidae) from Buryatia (Russia). Zootaxa 4425(1): 175-184.

Pal, G., Hazra, N. (2018) Pre-imaginal and adult stages of one new species of the genus Glyptotendipes Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae) from West Bengal, India. Oriental Insects: 13 pp. [first publ. online (i.2018), but the proposed new species name is NOT nomenclaturally available from this version]

Pal, G., Hazra, N. (2018b) Two new species of the genus Cryptotendipes Lenz[sic!] (Diptera: Chironomidae) from India with a worldwide key to the genus. Oriental Insects: 12 pp. [first publ. online (29.iii.2018)]

Trivinho-Strixino, S., Shimabukuro, E. M. (2018) Brazilian Pseudochironomini (Diptera: Chironomidae) Part 2. New Pseudochironomus and Riethia species. Zootaxa 4403(2): 245-260.

Yan, Ch., Liu, T., Cao, W, Zhao, G., Liu, W. (2018) A review of the Japanese Cryptochironomus Kieffer, 1918 (Diptera, Chironomidae). ZooKeys 771: 139-155.
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Collecting and rearing / Re: Selected recent publications
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 11, 2019, 09:24:19 AM »
2018

Elías-Gutiérrez, M., Valdez-Moreno, M., Topan, J., Young, M. R., Cohuo-Colli, J. A. (2018) Improved protocols to accelerate the assembly of DNA barcode reference libraries for freshwater zooplankton. Ecology and Evolution 8(5): 3002-3018 + 6 online suppl. files.[/color] [Collecting methods included submerged light traps. Page 3009: "Curiously, some Chironomidae larvae apparently emerged as adults inside of the light traps."]

Schloemer, S., Hoffmann, A. (2018) The Beaver Dam Vacuum Sampler - a new sampling method to investigate the invertebrate fauna in beaver dams. Lauterbornia 85: 117-121.
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Established earlier / Re: Keys
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 09, 2019, 07:46:23 AM »
2017

Dantas, G. P. S., Hamada, N. (2017) Monopelopia Fittkau, 1962 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the Neotropical region: five new species, new records and updated keys. Zootaxa 4358(1): 45-78.

Fang, X., Fu, Y., Huang, J., Wang, X. (2017) Revision of two holotypes of Nanocladius Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae), with a key to males from the[sic!] East Asia. Entomotaxonomia 39(1): 68-76.

Fu, Y., Fang, X., Wang, X. (2017) Taxonomy of Corynoneura Winnertz (Diptera: Chironomidae). Science Press, Beijing; vi + 293 pp.

Lin, X.-L., Wang, X.-H. (2017) A redescription of Zavrelia bragremia Guo & Wang, 2007 (Diptera: Chironomidae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 30: 67-71. [publd online (x.2017)]

Mauch, E. (2017) Aquatische Diptera-Larven in Mittel-, Nordwest- und Nordeuropa. Übersicht über die Formen und ihre Identifikation. (Aquatic Diptera larvae in Central, Northwest and North Europe. The forms and their identification, a survey). Lauterbornia 83: 404 pp. [publd 28.xi.2017; in German, with English abstract; with contributions by Faasch, H. (drawings), Eiseler, F. (photos), Schiffels, S. (on Chironomidae)]

Vallenduuk, H. J. (2017) Chironomini larvae of western European lowlands (Diptera: Chironomidae). Keys with notes to the species. With a redescription of Glyptotendipes (Caulochironomus) nagorskayae and a first description of Glyptotendipes (Caulochironomus) kaluginae new species. Lauterbornia 82: 1-216. [publd 20.ii.2017; with contributions by Durnova, N. (Glyptotendipes), Hop, H. (Microtendipes and Parachironomus), Tempelman, D. (Polypedilum); see also corrections and additions in Lauterbornia 84]

Vallenduuk, H. J. (2017) Corrections and additional information to Vallenduuk, H. J (2017): "Chironomidae larvae of western European lowlands (Diptera: Chironomidae).- Lauterbornia 82: 1-216. Lauterbornia 84: 165-168. [publd 15.xii.2017]
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Recently published / Re: Chironominae - new taxa
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 05, 2019, 06:39:55 AM »
2018

Amora, G., Hamada, N., Pinho, L. C. (2018) Stenochironomus munteanpurin sp. n., a new leaf-mining species from Brazil (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 4382(3): 553-564.

Andersen, T. (2018) A new species of Claudiotendipes Andersen, Mendes & Pinho, 2017 from Bolivia (Diptera, Chironomidae). Norw. J. Ent. 65(1): 22-25.

Andersen, T., Donato, M., Hagenlund, L. K., Mauad, M., Mendes, H. F. (2018) A review of Neotropical Axarus, with the description of five new species (Diptera: Chironomidae). Stud. neotrop. Fauna Envir. 53(3): 167-183. [first publ. online (13.iv.2018)]

Chen, Sh., Zhang, R., Ferrington, L. C., Jr (2018) A new species of Harnischia Kieffer, 1918 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Mongolia. J. Kansas ent. Soc. 90(4): 334-340. ["2017" but paper "Accepted 16 April 2018"; publd x.2018]

Cranston, P. S. (2018) Kribiodorum Kieffer (= Stelechomyia Reiss) (Diptera: Chironomidae) extends into the Oriental region: three new species and expanded diagnoses. Zootaxa 4486(4): 535-547. [publd 1.x.2018]

Cranston, P. S., Tang, H. (2018) Skusella Freeman (Diptera: Chironomidae): new species, immature stages from Africa, Asia and Australia, and expanded distributions. Zootaxa 4450(1): 041-065. [publd 23.vii.2018]

Epler, J. H. (2018) The genus Cryptotendipes Beck et Beck in Florida, with the description of a new species (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae). Zootaxa 4433(3): 583-594.

Fusari, L. M., Dantas, G. P. S., Hamada, N., Andrade-Souza, V., Lima, K. M., Silva, J. G. (2018) Not endemic after all: Imparipecten Freeman, 1961 (Diptera: Chironomidae) described from the Neotropical Region. Zootaxa 4532(3): 396-406.

Giłka, W., Paasivirta, L., Gadawski, P., Grabowski, M. (2018) Morphology and molecules say: Tanytarsus latens, sp. nov. from Finland (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 4471(3): 569-579.

Giłka, W., Puchalski, M. (2018) Cladotanytarsus crassus, a new North American non-biting midge with a distinctive hypopygial digitus (Diptera: Chironomidae). Polish J. Ent. 87(3): 249-261.

Kodama, A., Kawai, K., Saito, H. (2018) A new species of Tanytarsus van der Wulp, 1874 (Diptera: Chironomidae) and the first Japanese record of Tanytarsus ovatus Johannsen, 1932 with DNA barcodes. Zootaxa 4422(4): 591-599.

Moubayed-Breil, J., Ashe, P. (2018) Micropsectra oksanae sp. n., a new crenophilous species inhabiting karstic springs and streams in south-eastern France (Diptera: Chironomidae, Tanytarsini). Bull. Irish Biogeogr. Soc. 42: 191-202.

Moubayed-Breil, J., Ashe, P. (2018) Micropsectra alyssae sp. n. and M. ekremi sp. n., two new species inhabiting glacial springs and peat bogs in the eastern Pyrenees, France (Diptera: Chironomidae, Tanytarsini). Bull. Irish Biogeogr. Soc. 42: 203-224.

Moubayed-Breil, J., Kettani, K. (2018) Description of Rheotanytarsus langtoni sp. n. from the Rif of north-western Morocco [Diptera, Chironomidae, Tanytarsini]. Ephemera 19(2): 83-94. ["2017 (2018)"]

Orel, O. V. (2018) New species of the non-biting midges of tribe Chironomini (Diptera, Chironomidae) from the Bolshekhekhtsyrsky Reserve (Russia, Khabarovsk Territory). Zootaxa 4461(2): 269-276.

Orel, O. V., Bazova, N. V. (2018) New species of the genus Microtendipes Kieffer, 1915 (Diptera, Chironomidae) from Buryatia (Russia). Zootaxa 4425(1): 175-184.

Pal, G., Hazra, N. (2018a) Pre-imaginal and adult stages of one new species of the genus Glyptotendipes Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae) from West Bengal, India. Oriental Insects 52(4): 369-381. [first publd online (i.2018), but the new species name is nomenclaturally available from the print version only]

Pal, G., Hazra, N. (2018b) Two new species of the genus Cryptotendipes Lenz (Diptera: Chironomidae) from India with a worldwide key to the genus. Oriental Insects: 12 pp. [first publ. online (29.iii.2018)]

Pinho, L. C. (2018) Bringing taxonomy to school kids: Aedokritus adotivae sp. n. from Amazon (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 4399(4): 586-590.

Puchalski, M., Paasivirta, L., Gilka, W. (2018) Cladotanytarsus saetheri sp. nov. and C. gedanicus Gilka: Holarctic sibling species (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 4394(3): 428-436.

Tang, H. (2018) Conochironomus Freeman, 1961 (Diptera: Chironomidae) newly recorded from China, with description of a new species. Pan-Pacific Ent. 94(3): 167-180.

Trivinho-Strixino, S., Shimabukuro, E. M. (2018) Brazilian Pseudochironomini (Diptera: Chironomidae) Part 2. New Pseudochironomus and Riethia species. Zootaxa 4403(2): 245-260.

Trivinho-Strixino, S., Silva, F. L. da (2018) Chironomus rishii sp. n., an enigmatic non-biting midge (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae) from Neotropical Region. Zootaxa 4504(3): 439-446.

Yamamoto, N., Yamamoto, M. (2018) Taxonomic information on some Japanese Chironomidae (Diptera) described by Dr. M. Sasa (†). Zootaxa 4515(4): 516-528.
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Recently published / Re: Orthocladiinae - new taxa
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 05, 2019, 06:34:30 AM »
2018

Caldwell, B. A., Jacobsen, R. E. (2018) A new species of Heterotrissocladius Spärck, 1923 (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) from Georgia, USA. In: Lencioni, V., Cranston, P. S., Makarchenko, E. A. (eds), Recent advances in the study of Chironomidae: An overview. J. Limnol. 77(1s): 59-64. [NOTE: Due to ICZN Code regulations, nomenclatural changes in this paper do not take effect from the online version, but from the printed one only.]

Makarchenko, E. A., Makarchenko, M. A. (2018) Three species of Hydrobaenus Fries (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) from Belarus. Zootaxa 4394(2): 279-287.

Makarchenko, E. A., Makarchenko, M. A. (2018) Khironomidy rodov Chaetocladius Kieffer i Hydrobaenus Fries (Diptera, Chironomidae) iz kollektsii N.I. Zelentsova. (The chironomids of Chaetocladius Kieffer and Hydrobaenus Fries (Diptera, Chironomidae) from collection of N.I. Zelentsov). Evraziatskii ent. Zh. [= Euroasian ent. J.] 17(3): 171-178. [in Russian, with English abstract]

Makarchenko, E. A., Makarchenko, M. A., Semenchenko, A. A., Palatov, D. M. (2018) Morphological description and DNA barcoding of Chaetocladius (Chaetocladius) elisabethae sp. nov. (Diptera: Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae) from the Moscow Region. Zootaxa 4403(2): 378-388.

Moubayed-Breil, J. (2018) Propsilocerus seezanus sp.n. a new alpine element occurring in the oligotrophic high mountain Lake Seez, south eastern France (Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). Evraziatskii ent. Zh. [= Euroasian ent. J.] 17(3): 167-170. [in English, with Russian abstract] NOTE: The described species might be a new one, but it fits with Diplocladius, not at all with Propsilocerus.

Moubayed-Breil, J., Ashe, P. (2018) Cricotopus (s. str.) latellai sp. n., a new rheophilic species of the tremulus-group from the Italian and French Maritime Alps (Diptera: Chironomidae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 31: 4-15. [publd online (29.vi.2018)]

Moubayed-Breil, J., Baranov, V. (2018) Taxonomic notes on the genus Hydrobaenus with description of H. simferopolus sp. nov. from Crimea (Diptera: Chironomidae). Acta ent. Mus. natl. Pragae 58(2): 347-355.

Moubayed-Breil, J., Gaultier, P. (2018) On the genus Heleniella Gowin, 1943 (extrema-gr.). I. H. gaultieri sp. n., a crenophilous species confined to glacial streams in eastern Pyrenees [Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae]. Ephemera 19(2): 71-81. ["2017 (2018)"]

Moubayed-Breil, J., Lods-Crozet, B. (2018) On the genus Chaetocladius s. str. Kieffer, 1911 from Switzerland with descriptions of five new relic species occurring in glacial alpine springs and streams (Diptera, Chironomidae). Alpine Ent. 2(1): 15-34. [first publd online (iii.2018), doi: 10.3897/alpento.2.22759]

Namayandeh, A., Beresford, D. V. (2018) A new species in Rheocricotopus (R.) effusus group from Canada with review of Nearctic species of Rheocricotopus and Parametriocnemus (Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae). CHIRONOMUS J. Chironomidae Res. 31: 16-29. [publd online (27.xii.2018)]

Ospina-Torres, R., Mey, W., Jaime-Murcia, P. (2018) Two new orthoclad species from Colombian Andes (Diptera: Chironomidae). Zootaxa 4472(2): 385-392.

Prat, N., Paggi, A., Ribera, C., Acosta, R., Ríos-Touma, B., Villamarín, C., Rivera, F., Ossa, P., †Rieradevall, M. (2018) The Cricotopus (Oliveiriella) (Diptera: Chironomidae) of the high altitude Andean streams, with description of a new species, C. (O.) rieradevallae. Neotrop. Ent. 47(2): 256–270. [print version ("iv.2018"). NOTE: The new species name is not nomenclaturally available from the paper's "Online First" version (ix.2017)]

Silva, F. L. da, Song, C. (2018) Oleia fieldsi sp. n., a new Orthocladiinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) species from the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. Zootaxa 4526(1): 96-100.
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Various topics / Re: CHIRONOMUS Journal of Chironomidae Research
« Last post by Martin Spies on January 03, 2019, 07:03:35 AM »
Volume 31 (2018) of the CHIRONOMUS Journal of Chironomidae Research has been completed and published in its final form.

Please see
https://www.ntnu.no/ojs/index.php/chironomus/issue/view/276/Whole%20issue
and/or
https://www.ntnu.no/ojs/index.php/chironomus/
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Biomonitoring / Publications
« Last post by Martin Spies on December 29, 2018, 07:05:52 AM »
2018

Valente-Neto, F., Rodrigues, M. E., Roque, F. O. (2018) Selecting indicators based on biodiversity surrogacy and environmental response in a riverine network: Bringing operationality to biomonitoring. Ecol. Indicators 94(1): 198-206 + online suppl. material.
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