Monday, February 13, 2017

[Entomology • 2017] Manoa xianjuensis • A New Species of Manoa (Diptera: Chironomidae), with DNA Barcodes from Xianju National Park, Oriental China


Manoa xianjuensis 
Qi & Lin, 2017


Abstract

The genus Manoa and the tribe Pseudochironomini are recorded from the Oriental region for the first time. Manoa xianjuensis Qi & Lin sp. n. from Xianju National Park, Zhejiang, China is described and illustrated as adult male and female, the latter associated with the male by standard DNA barcodes. A neighbor joining tree based on available Pseudochironomini DNA barcodes and keys to the adults in Manoa are given.

Keywords: Diptera, Culicoidea, Chironominae, taxonomy, COI sequence




Xin Qi, Xin-Hua Wang, Trond Andersen and Xiao-Long Lin. 2017. A New Species of Manoa Fittkau (Diptera: Chironomidae), with DNA Barcodes from Xianju National Park, Oriental China.  Zootaxa. 4231(3); 398–408. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4231.3.6

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