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Checklist of Mongolian Chironomidae

Below is a checklist of Mongolian Chironomidae gathered from the following sources:

Ashe, P. and P. Cranston.  1991.  Family Chironomidae.  Pp. 113-355 in Soos, A. and L. Papp (eds.), Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera, Volume 2.  Akademiai Kiado, Budapest and Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam.

Bouchard, W. and L. C. Ferrington, Jr. 2008.  Identification Guide and Key to Chironomid Pupal Exuviae from Mongolian Lakes.  http://www.entomology.umn.edu/midge/KeyToMongolianLakeSFPEv1.pdf

Erbaeva, E. A. and Varykhanova, K. V. 1989.  Zoobentos.  In: Kozhova, O. M., O. Shagdarsuren, A. Dashdorj, and N. Sodnom (eds). 1989. Atlas of Lake Hövsgöl. Cartographic Ministry of USSR, Moscow, 118 pp. [In Russian]

Erbaeva, E. A. and G. P. Safronov. 2006.  Distribution of zoobenthos in Hovsgol Nuur.  Pp. 403-432 In Goulden, C. E., T. Sitnikova, J. Gelhaus, and B. Boldgiv (eds.), The Geology, Biodiversity and Ecology of Hovsgol Nuur (Mongolia). Backhuys Publishers.

Hayford, B. L. 2010.  High gamma diversity and low beta diversity of non-biting midges (Diptera:  Chironomidae) in streams of the Gorkhi Terelj Park, Outer Mongolia.  Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 159: 169-184

Hayford, B. L. and L. C. Ferrington Jr. 2006.  Distribution of Chironomidae in Hovsgol Nuur, Mongolia. Pp. 433-452 In Goulden, C. E., T. Sitnikova, J. Gelhaus, and B. Boldgiv (eds.), The Geology, Biodiversity and Ecology of Hovsgol Nuur (Mongolia). Backhuys Publishers.

Hayford, G., J. Bachmann, and M. Gotov.  2006.  A comparison between communities of Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) from lake bays and affluent streams of the Lake Hovsgol watershed, Mongolia.  Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 155: 13-23.

Koshova, O. M., L. R. Izmest’eva and E. A. Erbaeva.  1994.  A review of the hydrobiology of  Lake Khubsugul (Mongolia).  Hydrobiologia 291: 11-19.

Reiss, F. 1971.  Ein Beitrang zur ostpalaearktischen Chironomidenfauna (Diptera) am Beispieleiniger Tanytarsini-Arten aus der Mongolei und Ostsibirien.  Entomologisk Tidskrift 92: 198-212. 

Reiss, F. 1989.  Micropsectra serrata sp.n., eine Schwesterart von M. radialis (Goetgh.) (syn. coracina Zett.) aus der Mongolei (Diptera, Chironomidae).  Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen. 38: 84-87.

Reiss, F. 1990. Cryptotendipes acalcar , spec. nov., ein aberranter Gattungsvertreter aus palaearktischen Salzgewaessern (Chironomidae, Diptera). Spixiana.13: 209-215. 

Sasa, M. and H. Suzuki.  1997.  Studies on the Chironomidae (Diptera, Insecta) collected inMongolia.  Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 25(4): 149-189.

Shcherbina , G. Kh. and N. I. Zelenstov.  2008.  Chironomids Fauna (Diptera, Chironomidae) in some waterbodies and watercourses of Mongolia.  Inland Water Biology 1: 19-24.

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Table 1.  Current valid species listed from Mongolia

Taxon

PODONOMINAE

Boreochlini

Paraboreochlus minutissimus (Strobl, 1894)

Trichotanypus sp. 1

Trichotanypus posticalis (Lundbeck 1898)

TANYPODINAE

Macropelopiini

Macropelopia nebulosa (Meigen, 1804)

Psectrotanypus (Derotanypus) sibiricus Kruglova et Chernovskij, 1940

Psectrotanypus varius (Fabricius, 1787)

Pentaneurini

Ablabesmyia nr. cinctipes (Johannsen, 1946)

Ablabesmyia longistyla Fittkau 1962

Ablabesmyia monilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ablabesmyia phatta (Egger, 1863)

Conchapelopia sp.

Conchapelopia nr aagardi spp

Larsia curticalcar (Kieffer, 1918)

Thienemannimyia nr. fusciceps (Edwards, 1929)

Thienemannimyia lentiginosa (Fries, 1823)

Procladini

Procladius (Holotanypus) choreus (Meigen, 1804)

Procladius (Holotanypus) crassinervis (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Procladius (Holotanypus) culicifomris (Linnaeus, 1767)

Procladius (Holotanypus) ferrugineus (Kieffer, 1918)

Procladius (Psilotanypus) imicola Kieffer, 1922

Procladius (Psilotanypus) ruffovittatus (Van der Wulp, 1874)

Tanypodini

Tanypus punctipennis Meigen, 1818

DIAMESINAE

Protanypini

Protanypus morio (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Diamesini

Diamesa insignipes Kieffer, 1908

Diamesa parancysta Serra-Tosio, 1983

Diamesa GT sp1

Diamesa GT sp2

Lappodiamesa brundini Serro-Tosio, 1968

Potthastia gaedii (Meigen, 1838)

Potthastia longimana (Kieffer, 1922)

Pseudodiamesa branickii (Nowicki, 1873)

Pseudodiamesa mongolzecea Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Pseudodiamesa nivosa (Goetghebuer, 1928)

Pseudodiamesa venusta Makarchenko, 1984

Sympotthastia spinifera Serro-Tosio, 1968

PRODIAMESINAE

Monodiamesa alpicola (Brundin 1952)

Monodiamesa bathyphila (Kieffer, 1918)

Monodiamesa ekmani (Brundin, 1949)

Prodiamesia olivacea (Meigen, 1818)

ORTHOCLADIINAE

Abiskomyia paravirgo Goetghebuer, 1940

Acricotopus lucens (Zetterstedt, 1850)

Brillia longifurca Kieffer, 1921

Brillia modesta (Meigen, 1830)

Bryophaenocladius nidorum (Edwards, 1929)

Chaetocladius nr. melaleucus (Meigen, 1818)

Chaetocladius mongolveweus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chaetocladius piger gr sp. (Goetghebuer, 1913)

Chaetocladius GT sp. 1*

Corynoneura celeripes Winnertz, 1852

Corynoneura scutellata Winnertz, 1846

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) algarum (Kieffer, 1911)

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) annulator Goetghebuer, 1927

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) bicinctus (Meigen, 1818)

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) nr coronata Hirvenoja, 1973

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) curtus Hirvenoja 1973

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) cylindraceus (Kieffer, 1908)

Cricotopus (Criciotpus) festivellus (Kieffer, 1906)

Cricotopus (Crictopus) fuscus (Kieffer, 1909)

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) mongolpequeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) mongolquereus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) shilovae Zelentzov, 1989

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) tibialis (Meigen, 1804)

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) tremulus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) triannulatus Macquart, 1826

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) trifascia Edwards, 1929

Cricotopus (Cricotopus) tristis Hirvenoja, 1973

Cricotopus (Isocladius) intersectus (Staeger, 1839)

Cricotopus (Isocladius) laetus (Hirvenoja, 1973)

Cricotopus (Isocladius) laricomalis Edwards, 1932

Cricotopus (Isocladius) mongolreseus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Cricotopus (Isocladius) obtusus Hirvenoja, 1973

Cricotopus (Isocladius) sylvestris (Fabricius, 1794)

Cricotopus (Isocladius) trifasciatus (Meigen, 1813)

Diplocladius cultriger Kieffer, 1908

Eukiefferiella brevicalcar (Kieffer, 1911)

Eukiefferiella claripennis (Lundbeck, 1898)

Eukiefferiella gracei (Edwards, 1929)

Eukiefferiella mongolteuus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Eukiefferiella mongoluveus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Eukiefferiella similis Goetghebuer, 1939

Euryhapsis PE1 sensu Langton (1991)

Heterotrissocladius marcidus (Walker, 1856)

Heterotrissocladius subpilosus (Kieffer, 1911)

Hydrobaenus conformis species group

Hydrobaenus distylus (Kieffer, 1915)

Krenosmittia boreoalpina (Goetghebuer, 1944)

Krenosmittia camptophleps (Edwards, 1929)

Lapposmittia parvibarba Edwards, 1939

Limnophyes minimus (Meigen, 1818)

Limnophyes prolongatus (Kieffer, 1921)

Metriocnemus fuscipes (Meigen, 1818)

Metriocnemus oiraquintus Sasa, 1991

Mongolcladius mongolwexeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Mongolyusurika mongolxeyeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Nanocladius bicolor (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Nanocladius (Nanocladius) rectinervis (Kieffer, 1911)

Oliveridia sp.

Orthocladius (Eudactylocladius) olivaceus (Kieffer, 1911)

Orthocladius (Eudactylocladius) PE1 sensu Langton (1991)

Orthocladius (Eudactylocladius) PE2 sensu Langton (1991)

Orthocladius (Euorthocladius) abiskoensis Thienemann et Krüger, 1937

Orthocladius (Euorthocladius) rivicola Kieffer, 1921

Orthocladius (Mesorthocladius) roussellae Soponis, 1990

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) nr. clarkei Soponis, 1977

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) nr. curtiseta Sæther

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) dentifer Brundin , 1947

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) dorenus (Roback)

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) frigidus (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) nr. lapponicus Goetghebuer, 1944

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) nr. maius Goetghebuer, 1944

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) oblidens (Walker, 1856)

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) saxicola Kieffer, 1911

Orthocladius (Orthocladius) ulaanbaatus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Orthocladius (Pogonocladius) consobrinus (Holmgren, 1869)

Orthocladius holsatus Goetghebuer, 1937

Paracladius alpicola (Zetterstedt, 1850)

Paracladius conversus  (Walker, 1856)

Parakiefferiella bathophila (Kieffer, 1912)

Parakiefferiella gracillima (Kieffer, 1924)

Parakiefferiella nr. smolandica (Brundin, 1947)

Parakieferiella triquetra (Pankratova, 1970)

Parametriocnemus boreoalpinus Gouin, 1942

Paratrichocladius mongolseteus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Paratrichocladius rufiventris (Meigen, 1830)

Platysmittia bilyji Sæther, 1985

Psectrocladius (Allopsectrocladius) sp.

Psectrocladius (Allopsectrocladius) obvius (Walker, 1856)

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) barbimanus (Edwards, 1929)

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) bisetus Goetghebuer, 1942

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) ishimicus Tshernovskij, 1949

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) litofilus Akhrorov, 1977

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) nr. octomaeulatus Wülker, 1956

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) gr. psilopterus (Kieffer, 1906)

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) schlienzi Wülker, 1956

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) simulans (Johannsen, 1937)

Psectrocladius (Psectrocladius) sordidellus group (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Pseudorthocladius mongolyezeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Pseudosmittia forcipata Goetghebuer, 1921

Pseudosmittia gracilis (Goetghebuer, 1913)

Pseudosmittia mongolzeaea Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Pseudosmittia mongolzebea Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Pseudosmittia recta (Edwards, 1929)

Pseudosmittia ruttneri Strenzke et Thienemann, 1942

Pseudosmittia terrestris (Goetghebuer, 1941)

Pseudosmittia trilobata (Edwards, 1929)

Pseudosmittia virgo Strenzke, 1950

Rheocricotopus chalybeatus (Edwards, 1929)

Rheosmittia spinicornis (Brundin, 1956)

Smittia aterrima (Meigen, 1818)

Smittia leucopogon (Meigen, 1804)

Smittia nudipennis (Goetghebuer, 1913)

Smittia Pratorum Goetghebuer, 1926

Synorthocladius sp.

Thienemaniella clavicornis (Kieffer, 1911)

Trissocladius brevipalpis Kieffer, 1908

Tokunagaia parexcellens Tuiskunen, 1986

Tokunagaia rectangularis (Goetghebuer, 1940)

Tvetenia calvescens (Edwards, 1929)

Tvetenia verralli (Edwards, 1929)

Vivacricotopus abluses Schnell and Sæther, 1988

Zalutschia sp.

Orthocladiinae Genus 1

CHIRONOMINAE

Chironomini

Chironomus (Camptochironomus) mongolabeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chironomus (Camptochironomus) mongolabeceus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chironomus (Camptochironomus) pallidivittatus (Malloch, 1915)

Chironomus (Chironomus) annularius (De Geer, 1776)

Chironomus (Chironomus) anthracinus Zetterstedt, 1860

Chironomus (Chironomus) cingulatus Meigen, 1830

Chironomus (Chironomus) obtusidens Goetghebuer, 1921

Chironomus (Chironmus) palidus Linevitsh et Erbaeva, 1971

Chironomus (Chironomus) plumosis gr. (Linnaeus, 1758)

Chironomus (Chironomus) salinarius Kieffer, 1915

Chironomus (Chironmus) tentans (Fabricius, 1805)

Chironomus mongolcedeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chironomus mongoldeeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chironomus mongolefeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chironomus mongolfegeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Chironomus mongolheius Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Cladopelma armeniacus Tshernovskij, 1949 **

Cladopelma viridula (Linnaeus, 1767)

Criptochironomus albofasciatus (Staeger, 1839)

Cryptochironomus defectus gr. (Kieffer, 1913)

Cryptochironomus dentriculatus (Goetghebuer, 1921)

Cryptochironmus obreptans (Walker, 1856)

Cryptochironomus psittacinus (Meigen, 1830)

Cryptochironomus redekei (Kruseman, 1933)

Cryptochironomus rostratus Kieffer, 1921

Cryptotendipes darbyi (Sublette, 1960)

Cryptotendipes mongolijeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Cyphomella cornea Saether, 1977

Demicryptochironomus vulneratus (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Demiijerea rufipes (Linnaeus, 1761)

Dicrotendipes lobiger (Kieffer, 1921)

Dicrotendipes lobus (Beck, 1964)

Dicrotendipes modestus (Say, 1823)

Dicrotendipes nervosus (Staeger, 1893)

Dicrotendipes septimacullipennis group (Goetghebuer, 1936)

Dicrotendipes tritomus (Kieffer 1916)

Einfeldia carbonaria (Meigen, 1804)

Einfeldia pagana (Meigen, 1838)

Endochironomus albipennis (Meigen, 1830)

Endochironomus tendens (Fabricius, 1775)

Glyptotendipes barbipes (Staeger, 1839)

Glyptotendipes gripekoveni (Kieffer, 1913)

Glyptotendipes imbecillis (Walker, 1856)

Glyptotendipes mancunianus (Edwards, 1929)

Glyptotendipes pallens (Meigen, 1804)

Glyptotendipes paripes (Edwards, 1929)

Microchironomus deribae (Freeman, 1957)

Microchironomus tener (Kieffer, 1918)

Microtendipes pedellus (De Geer, 1776)

Mongolchironomus mongoljekeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Mongolchironomus mongolkeleus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Parachironomus arcuatus (Goetghebuer, 1919)

Parachironomus danicus Lehmann, 1970

Parachironomus frequens (Johannsen, 1905)

Parachironomus parilis (Walker, 1856)

Paracladopelma camptolabis (Kieffer, 1913)

Paracladopelma laminata (Kieffer, 1921)

Paracladopelma nigritula (Goetghebuer, 1942)

Paracladopelma undine (Townes 1945)

Paralautorborniealla sp.

Paralauterborniella nigrohalteralis (Malloch)

Paratendipes albimanus (Meigen, 1818)

Phaenopsectra sp.

Polypedilum (Pentapedilum) exsectum (Kieffer, 1916)

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) acutum Kieffer, 1915

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) convictum (Walker, 1856) *

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) cultellatum Goetghebuer, 1931 *

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) griseopunctatum (Malloch, 1815) *

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) laetum (Meigen, 1818)

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) nubeculosum (Meigen, 1804)

Polypedilum (Polypedilum) pedestre (Meigen, 1830)

Polypedilum (Tripodura) bicrenatum Kieffer, 1921

Polypedilum (Tripodura) pullum (Zetterstedt, 1838)

Polypedilum (Tripodura) quadriguttatum Kieffer, 1921

Polypedilum (Tripodura) scalaenum (Schrank, 1803)

Polypedilum mongollemeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Robackia nr. claviger Townes, 1945

Saetheria reissi Jackson, 1977

Sergentia (Baicalsergentia) intermedia Linevich, 1958

Sergentia (Sergentia) longiventris Kieffer, 1924

Stictochironomus crassiforceps (Kieffer, 1922)

Stictochironomus pictulus (Meigen, 1830)

Stictochironomus sticticus (Fabricius, 1781)

Stictochironomus varius (Townes, 1945)

Chironomini Genus A

Tanytarsini

Cladotanytarsus atridorsum Kieffer, 1924

Cladotanytarsus pallidus Kieffer, 1922

Cladotanytarsus mancus gr. (Walker, 1856)

Cladotanytarsusn nigrovittatus (Goetghebuer, 1928)

Cladotanytarsus vanderwulpi (Edwards, 1929)

Constempellina brevicosta (Edwards, 1937)

Corynocera ambigua Zetterstedt, 1838

Micropsectra sp.

Micropsectra apposita (Walker, 1856)

Micropsectra nr.  bidentata (Goetghebuer)

Micropsectra junci (Meigen, 1818)

Micropsectra mongolmeneus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Micropsectra radialis Goetghebuer, 1939

Neozavrelia mongolensis Reiss, 1971

Paratanytarsus bituberculatus (Edwards, 1929)

Paratanytarsus confusus Palmén, 1960

Paratanytarsus dimorphis Reiss, 1965

Paratanytarsus inopertus (Walker, 1856)

Paratanytarsus kaszabi Reiss, 1971

Paratanytarsus lauterborni (Kieffer, 1909)

Paratanytarsus penicillatus (Goetghebuer, 1928)

Paratanytarsus setosimanus (Goetghebuer, 1933)

Paratanytarsus tenuis (Meigen, 1830)

Rheotanytarsus exiguus Johannsen, 1905

Rheotanytarsus muscicola Thienemann, 1929

Stempellinella minor (Edwards, 1929)

Tanytarsus bathyphilus (Kieffer, 1911)

Tanytarsus curticornis Kieffer, 1911

Tanytarsus glabrescens Edwards, 1929

Tanytarsus gracilentus (Holmgren, 1883)

Tanytarsus gregarius gr. (Kieffer, 1909)

Tanytarsus mendax Kieffer, 1925

Tanytarsus pallidicornis (Walker, 1856)

Tanytarsus pseudolestagei Shilova, 1976

Tanytarsus mongolneous Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Tanytarsus mongolopeus Sasa and Suzuki, 1997

Tanytarsus volgensis Miseiko, 1967