A new species of Simulium (Simulium) (Diptera: Simuliidae), with keys to S. striatum species-group from India

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Sankarappan Anbalagan
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0443-5450
Suruliyandi Vijayan
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9225-0784
Chellapandian Balachandran
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9353-0243
Sundaram Dinakaran
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6864-1427

Abstract

Simulium (Simulium) yanaense sp. nov. is described based on the male, larva, and pupa.  It is characterized by having a maxillary palp with a small sensory vesicle, and the subcosta and basal portion of the radius bare in the male; the gill with 10 short slender filaments and short common basal stalk in the pupa; and the thorax and abdomen without a pair of dorsolateral protuberances in the larva.  Keys are provided to the species of the S. striatum species group of the subgenus Simulium known from India. 

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Anbalagan, S., Vijayan, S., Balachandran, C. and Dinakaran, S. 2019. A new species of Simulium (Simulium) (Diptera: Simuliidae), with keys to S. striatum species-group from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 5 (Mar. 2019), 13573–13578. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4318.11.5.13573-13578.
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Author Biographies

Sankarappan Anbalagan, Department of Zoology, Government Arts College (affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University), Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625106, India.

Zoology

Suruliyandi Vijayan, Department of Zoology, Government Arts College (affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University), Melur, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625106, India.

Zoology

Chellapandian Balachandran, PG Department of Biotechnology, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625009, India.

Biotechnology

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