Polypedilum (Asheum),

Pinho, Luiz Carlos & Silva, Fabio Laurindo Da, 2020, Description of two new species of Polypedilum (Asheum) and immature stages of Polypedilum (A.) curticaudatum (Diptera: Chironomidae), Zootaxa 4759 (2), pp. 179-190: 180

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4759.2.2

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3811491

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scientific name

Polypedilum (Asheum)
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Key to male adults of species of Polypedilum (Asheum) 

1. Gonocoxite and gonostylus stout ( Fig. 3AView FIGURE 3)................................................................. 2

- Gonocoxite and gonostylus relatively slender ( Figs 1AView FIGURE 1 and 2AView FIGURE 2)................................................. 3

2. Superior volsella distinctly boot shaped. Caribbean and U.S.A.................. Polypedilum (Asheum) beckae (Sublette) 

- Superior volsella variable, with slightly to strongly concave apical outer margin, and hooked apical projection. South America.............................................................. Polypedilum (Asheum) curticaudatum Rempel 

3. Superior volsella gently tapering to a non-sigmoidal and short apical projection ( Fig. 1BView FIGURE 1). Brazil (Rondônia and Mato Grosso)..................................................................... Polypedilum (Asheum) sofiae  sp. n.

- Superior volsella abruptly tapering to a sigmoidal and long apical projection ( Fig. 2BView FIGURE 2). Brazil (Bahia)........................................................................................ Polypedilum (Asheum) mayrahu  sp. n.