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Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement 16

now changed to Insect Systematics and Evolution Supplement


ESS 16.
SAETHER, O. A. Orthocladiinae (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the British West Indies, with descriptions of Antillocladius n.gen., Lipurometriocnemus n.gen., Compterosmittia n.gen. and Diplosmittia n.gen. 1981. 46pp. SEK 40.

Four new genera and 12 new species are described.The orthoclad fauna appears to be circum-Carribean with strong evidence of Nearctic and Ethiopean descendant biotas and local endemicity. It shows closer affinities with African territories than with South American ones.