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

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2021.1923850

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scientific name

Ablabesmyia sp.
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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.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chironomidae

Genus

Ablabesmyia