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Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement 17

now changed to Insect Systematics and Evolution Supplement


ESS 17.
ASHE, P.: A catalogue of chironomid genera and subgenera of
the world including synonyms (Diptera: Chironomidae). 1983. 68 pp. SEK 80.

Basic information such as author, date, type-species, etc. of all genus-group names of the family Chironomidae is given. Of 524 propsed, recent genus-group names 355 are valid. In addition 23 fossil genera are included. Notes on taxonomic or other problems associated with particular genus-group names are given under the relevant genus or subgenus. 20 new synonymies are established, 13 genus-group names are treated as nomina dubia and 3 lectotypes are designated.