A new species of Smittia Holmgren, 1869 (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Georgia, USA
Smittia denotata sp. nov. is described from adult males collected during winter months from two Georgia locations. The immature stages and female are unknown. The species is readily recognizable by the distinctive long, basally microtrichose, tapered anal point with rounded apex, virga consisting of two separate spine clusters, and gonostylus with crista dorsalis and curved outer thorn-like projection.
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