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Biota Neotropica

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MENDES, Humberto Fonseca  and  ANDERSEN, Trond. Pebapomberus, a new orthoclad genus from Brazil (Diptera: Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae). Biota Neotrop. [online]. 2012, vol.12, n.2, pp.25-31. ISSN 1676-0611.

The genus Pebapomberus gen. n. is erected for P. rugendas sp. n. from Santa Catarina and São Paulo States and P. euniceae sp. n., from São Paulo State. The genus is characterized by bare eyes without dorsomedian extension; anterior simple and posterior scalpellate, weak acrostichals; bare wing membrane; squama with few setae; large, wedge-shaped anal point; and gonostylus with large, flattened apical lobe.

Keywords : new species; Brazil; São Paulo State; Santa Catarina State; Neotropical region; Mata Atlântica.

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