Monopelopia caraguata (Chironomidae: Tanypodinae: Pentaneurini) and Phytotelmatocladius delarosai (Chironomidae: Orthocladiinae): Two phytotelmatous chironomids distributed from Florida to Argentina

Augusto Siri, Mariano Donato

Abstract


The geographic distribution of the 2 phytotelmatous chironomids Monopelopia caraguata and Phytotelmatocladius delarosai is found to extend southward into Argentina, and the occurrence of parthenogenesis in the latter species is corroborated under laboratory conditions.

 

Se extiende la distribución geográfica de las especies fitotelmáticas Monopelopia caraguata y Phytotelmatocladius delarosai hacia el sur en Argentina, y se corrobora bajo condiciones de laboratorio la ocurrencia de partenogénesis en esta última especie.

 

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Keywords


Apiaceae; Bromeliaceae; Catopsis; Eryngium; Hohenbergia; Tillandsia; parthenogenesis

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