Belgica antarctica

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Belgica antarctica

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chironomoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Nematocera
Infraordo: Culicomorpha
Superfamilia: Chironomoidea

Familia: Chironomidae
Subfamilia: Orthocladiinae
Genus: Belgica
Species: Belgica antarctica

Name[edit]

  • Belgica antarctica Jacobs, 1900

Primary references[edit]

  • Jacobs, J.-Ch. 1900: Diagnoses d'insectes recueillis par l'expédition antarctique Belge. Diptères. Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique, 44: 106–107. BHL reference page 

Selected references[edit]

  • Allegrucci, G.; Carchini, G.; Todisco, V.; Convey, P.; Sbordoni, V. 2006: A molecular phylogeny of Antarctic Chironomidae and its implications for biogeographical history. Polar biology, 29: 320–326. doi: 10.1007/s00300-005-0056-7
  • Benoit, J.B. et al. 2009: Dehydration-induced cross tolerance of Belgica antarctica larvae to cold and heat is facilitated by trehalose accumulation. Comparative biochemistry and physiology (A), 152: 518–523. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2008.12.009 PDF
  • Convey, P.; Block, W. 1996: Antarctic Diptera: ecology, physiology and distribution. European journal of entomology, 93: 1–13. abstract and pdf
  • Cranston, P.S. 1985: ERETMOPTERA MURPHYI SCHAEFFER (DIPTERA: CHIRONOMIDAE), AN APPARENTLY PARTHENOGENETIC ANTARCTIC MIDGE. British Antarctic Survey bulletin, (66): 35–45. PDF PDF
  • Elnitsky, M.A. et al. 2009: Osmoregulation and salinity tolerance in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica: seawater exposure confers enhanced tolerance to freezing and dehydration. Journal of experimental biology, 212: 2864–2871. doi: 10.1242/jeb.034173 PDF
  • Peckham, V. 1971: NOTES ON THE CHIRONOMID MIDGE BELGICA ANTARCTICA JACOBS AT ANVERS ISLAND IN THE MARITIME ANTARCTIC. Pacific insects monograph, 25: 145–166. PDF
  • Richard, K.J., Convey, P. & Block, W. 1994. The terrestrial arthropod fauna of the Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Polar biology 14(6): 371–379. doi: 10.1007/BF00240257 reference page 
  • Sugg, P.; Edwards, J.S.; Baust, J. 1983: Phenology and life history of Belgica antarctica, an Antarctic midge (Diptera: Chironomidae). Ecological entomology, 8: 105–113. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1983.tb00487.x
  • Usher, M.B.; Edwards, M. 1984: A dipteran from south of the Antarctic Circle: Belgica antarctica (Chironomidae) with a description of its larva. Biological journal of the Linnean Society, 23: 19–31. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1984.tb00803.x
  • Wirth, W.W.; Gressitt, J.L. 1967: Diptera: Chironomidae (midges). In: Gressitt, J.L. (ed.) Entomology of Antarctica. Antarctic research series, 10: 197-203. Google books reference page