Boreoheptagyia joeli Makarchenko,

Makarchenko, Eugenyi A., Semenchenko, Alexander A. & Palatov, Dmitry M., 2020, Taxonomy of some Boreoheptagyiini Brundin (Diptera: Chironomidae Diamesinae) from the mountains of Central Asia and the Middle East, with description and DNA barcoding of new taxa, Zootaxa 4790 (1), pp. 91-107: 96-97

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Boreoheptagyia joeli Makarchenko

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Boreoheptagyia joeli Makarchenko  , sp. nov.

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Type material. Holotype, adult male, CHINA: Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Tien Shan Mountains, Bogdo- Ula Range , the headwaters of the Zienzan River at the confluence of the Malu River , altitude 2443 m above sea level, 9.VII.2017, N 43°49.738’, E 88°10.351’, leg. D. Palatov.GoogleMaps  Paratypes, 8 adult males, the same data as holo- type except for 9–10.VII.2017GoogleMaps  ; 1 adult male, the same data as holotype except for Karamsak River , 9.VII.2017, N 43°50.367’, E 88°10.203’, leg. D. PalatovGoogleMaps  ; 1 pupa, 1 larva, the same data as holotype except for Urumqi City District , unnamed stream of Sangecha River near Malu River, altitude 3001 m above sea level, 13.VII.2017, N 43°43.176’, E 88°16.547’, leg. D. Palatov.GoogleMaps 

Derivatio nominis. The species is named in honour of the French chironomid taxonomist Joel Moubayed- Breil.