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Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências

Print version ISSN 0001-3765On-line version ISSN 1678-2690

Abstract

DIAZ, FLORENTINA; ANJOS-SANTOS, DANIELLE; FUNES, AMPARO  and  RONDEROS, MARÍA M.. Description of the last instar larva and new contributions to the knowledge of the pupa of Dasyhelea mediomunda Minaya (Diptera, Culicomorpha, Ceratopogonidae). An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc. [online]. 2016, vol.88, n.3, suppl., pp.1625-1633.  Epub July 11, 2016. ISSN 0001-3765.  https://doi.org/10.1590/0001-3765201620150080.

The fourth instar larva of Dasyhelea mediomunda Minaya is described for the first time and a complete description of the pupa is provided, through use of phase-contrast microscope and scanning electron microscope. Studied specimens were collected in a pond connected to a small wetland "mallin" on the Patagonian steppe, Chubut province, Argentina.

Keywords : Argentina; Dasyhelea mediomunda; immature stages; Patagonian steppe.

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