Australian Pentaneurini genus C manuscript name



Taxonomic Notes

This taxon, and others named in the same manner, derive from Australian larvae, some of which are reared, that do not correspond with northern hemisphere defined taxa. No formal diagnosis is provided here – eventually, and with rearings and especially some insights from molecular data, formal taxonomic treatment may be provided.

Ecological Notes

Pentaneurini genus C was found originally in Tasmania, in button grass swamps and associated creek drainages in the north-east of the island. Found also in peat swamps in Karri forest, Western Australia (P. Horwitz, pers. comm.), and discovered amongst exuviae taken from peaty surface waters on Wingecarribbee Swamp (NSW).

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