A systematic review of the genus Tanypus Meigen from Japan, with a description of T. nakazatoi sp. nov. (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae)

  • Kobayashi T
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One species of the genus Tanypus Meigen, 1803, T. punctipennis Meigen, 1818 was previously recorded from Japan. Herein Tanypus nakazatoi sp. nov. is described and figured based on all life stages. Tanypus kraatzi (Kieffer, 1913) is recorded for the first time from Japan, and all stages are redescribed and figured. Tanypus formosanus (Kieffer, 1912) sensu Niitsuma (2001) is recognized as T. kraatzi

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  • Chironomidae
  • Diptera
  • New records Japan
  • New species
  • Tanypus

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  • ISSN: 11755326
  • PUI: 359853119
  • SGR: 78049305630
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-78049305630
  • ISBN: 1175-5326


  • Tadashi Kobayashi

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