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Neotropical Entomology

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Abstract

NEUBERN, CSO; TRIVINHO-STRIXINO, S  and  SILVA, FL. Riethia manauara n. sp., an Amazonian Chironomid (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Brazil. Neotrop. entomol. [online]. 2011, vol.40, n.5, pp. 595-599. ISSN 1519-566X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1519-566X2011000500011.

One new species of Riethia Kieffer, Riethia manauara n. sp., is described and figured as male, pupa and larva. The generic diagnosis for pupae and larvae are emended. The specimens were collected from water systems in the Amazon Rainforest in northern Brazil.

Keywords : Neotropical; aquatic midge fly; immature stage.

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