Kribiodorum pulchrum Kieffer, 1921

Cranston, Peter S., 2018, Kribiodorum Kieffer (= Stelechomyia Reiss) (Diptera: Chironomidae) extends into the Oriental region: three new species and expanded diagnoses, Zootaxa 4486 (4), pp. 535-547: 542-543

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Kribiodorum pulchrum Kieffer, 1921
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Kribiodorum pulchrum Kieffer, 1921  

( Fig. 2D,I View FIGURE 2 )

Kribiodorum pulchrum Kieffer, 1921: 46   ; Epler et al., 2013; Ekrem et al., 2018.

Lauterborniella pulchra (Kieffer)   ; Freeman, 1958: 321.

Stelechomyia pulchra (Kieffer)   ; Reiss, 1990: 300.

Material examined. 4 Ƌ, 4♀, Elfenbeinküste [ IVORY COAST] leg. C. Déjoux ( ZSM)   ; 1 Ƌ, A.E. Sudan [ SUDAN], Khartoum, 'at light'. x.1952 (D.J. Lewis) B.M. 1953–679 ( ZSM)   ; 1 Ƌ, Zaire [error: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO], Irangi, Fluss Luoho , 3– 7.3.1984 (E.G. Burmeister).  

Description. Male (n=2–6 variably badly preserved and/ or mounted; missing especially many leg parts.) Freeman 1958 in []).

B.l. 3.1–3.2, W.l. 1.6–1.86 mm [1.75–2.0].

Head: Antenna Fl1–12 420–500, Fl13 550–575, A.R. 1.1–1.37 [about 1]. 23–30 clypeals, 5 aligned verticals. Palpomeres (2–5) 35–37, 110–125, 185–200, 175–200.

Thorax. Ac? 7–9, Dc 8–9 with 1 in humeral position; Pa 2–3, Scts 4.

Wing. Pattern as in female. V.R. 1.25. Vein setation: R with 14–16, R1 with 7–10, R4+5 with 16–18 in distal half only.

Legs with P1 femur dilate, 2x width at apex compared to base, distal 1/3 dark with dark setae, tibia pale with darkened distal 1/4, tarsomere1 distally dark, all other tarsomeres darkened. Lengths: P1 850–980, 510–560, 1060– 1350, 590–700, 410–450, 370–400, 170–180; P2 700–800, 550–560, 380–400, 140, 90–100, 50–60, 40–50; P3 920– 930, 750–800, –; Calculable ratios: LR1 1.96–2.6 ['about 2'], BV1 1.63; SV1 1.1–1.3; LR2 0.73, BV2 5.16, SV2 3.1. Foretibial spine 50 long, slender, curved outward.

Genitalia ( Fig. 2D, I View FIGURE 2 ). TIX with cluster of 11–12 strong anal tergite setae extending to near base of anal point and apex of TIX. Anal point spatulate, protruding from anal tergite by 34. Superior volsella ( Fig. 2I View FIGURE 2 ) 37–50 long, curved, tapering from microtrichiose base evenly to fine point. mv squat, 10–12, with 6 fine setae. Gcx 62, bulging, Gst 130, with tapered and curved apex.

Female (n=1–3) B.l. 3.4–3.9 mm, W.l. 1.7–1.8 mm. Head: Antenna flagellomere lengths 42–50, 38–57, 58–65, 65–67, 65–68, 100–113, A.R. 0.36–0.38; paired hyaline sensilla 25–30 long. 31 long clypeals, 3–4 aligned verticals. Palpomeres 25–35, 130–157, 220–227, 175–250.

Thorax. Ac uncountable, Dc 8 with 1 in humeral position; Pa 3–4, Scts 2.

Wing. Pattern as in Fig. 1C View FIGURE 1 (from Freeman 1958: plate 2o). V.R. 1.27. Vein setation: R with 13–17, R1 with 14– 16 and R4+5 with 17–18.

Legs. All fore-femora slightly dilate, all depilate, thus length, strength and pigmentation of distal setae not discernible. Leg lengths: P1 1050 View Materials , 550, –; P2 760–800, 580–650, 365–400, 150–170, 60–70, 55–60, 50–60; P3 1100 View Materials , 880, –. Calculable ratios: LR2 0.61–0.63, BV2 5.1–5.5, SV2 3.61–3.67; Foretibial scale 50 long, gently curved ( Fig. 1F View FIGURE 1 ).

Genitalia. Seminal capsule ( Fig. 3D View FIGURE 3 ) pale, ovoid- spherical, 70 x 53, with thin neck prior to thicker-walled, gently curved spermathecal duct, becoming slightly dilate prior to fusion at apparent common opening. Cerci large, quadrate, 110 long by 88 wide in lateral view.

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chironomidae

Genus

Kribiodorum

Loc

Kribiodorum pulchrum Kieffer, 1921

Cranston, Peter S. 2018
2018
Loc

Kribiodorum pulchrum

Kieffer, 1921 : 46
Loc

Lauterborniella pulchra

Freeman, 1958 : 321
Loc

Stelechomyia pulchra

Reiss, 1990 : 300