Ablabesmyia sp.

Rogers, D. Christopher & Cruz-Rivera, Edwin, 2021, A preliminary survey of the inland aquatic macroinvertebrate biodiversity of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Journal of Natural History 55 (13 - 14), pp. 799-850: 835

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http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2021.1923850

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Ablabesmyia sp.


Ablabesmyia sp.  

We found a single larval specimen of this tanypod chironomid genus in an artificial ornamental pond on St. Thomas at the University of the Virgin Islands at the EPSCoR office building. This appears to be the first record of the genus from the Virgin Islands.