Kribiodorum Kieffer

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: 538

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4486.4.7

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4350DE26-0147-1970-FF5E-0A1CCBE27889

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Plazi

scientific name

Kribiodorum Kieffer
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Key to species of adult males of Kribiodorum Kieffer  

1 Base of wing dark, cell m1+2 continuously dark from base to subapex; apex of cell cu pale to posterior margin ( Fig. 1C View FIGURE 1 )..... 2

- Base of wing pale, mid-cell m1+2 pale, apex of cell cu with dark patch to posterior wing margin ( Fig. 1D View FIGURE 1 )................ 4

2 Asian species. Superior volsella digitus hyaline and blunt-ended ( Fig. 2B, G View FIGURE 2 )...................... Kribiodorum malicky  

- African species. Superior volsella digitus tapering to point or rounded............................................ 3

3. Fore-leg femur with apical dark band, mid-leg femur pale; ( Fig. 1K View FIGURE 1 ). Anal point spatulate ( Fig. 2D View FIGURE 2 )....................................................................................................... Kribiodorum pulchrum  

- Fore-leg femur with dark with narrow median pale band, mid-leg femur dark basally ( Fig. 1J View FIGURE 1 ). Anal point slender ( Fig. 2A View FIGURE 2 )...................................................................................... Kribiodorum kunene  

4 North American. Larger species, wing length c. 2.5 mm. Fore-leg femur subapex strongly swollen; mid-leg femur with broad dark band, tibia nearly all dark ( Fig. 1L View FIGURE 1 ). Anal point broadly spatulate ( Fig. 2C View FIGURE 2 ).............. Kribiodorum perpulchrum    

- Asian. Smaller species, wing length c. 1 mm. Fore-leg femur slightly swollen; mid-leg femur and tibia pale ( Fig. 1H View FIGURE 1 ). Anal point narrow ( Fig. 1M View FIGURE 1 )................................................................ Kribiodorum belalong