Psychoda (Tinearia) alternata Say

Bravo, Freddy, Cordeiro, Danilo & Chagas, Cinthia, 2006, Two new species and new records of Psychoda Latreille (Diptera: Psychodidae: Psychodinae) from Brazil, with comments on supraspecific classification of the genus, Zootaxa 1298, pp. 1-15: 5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.173590

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3501693

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scientific name

Psychoda (Tinearia) alternata Say
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Psychoda (Tinearia) alternata Say 

Psychoda alternata Say, 1824: 358 

Material examined. BRAZIL, Bahia, Salvador (13 º 25 ’ S, 38 º 30 ’ W), 4 females, 18.XII. 2005, F. Bravo (MZUEFS); Salvador, 2 females and 2 males, 15.IV. 2006, F. Bravo (MZUEFS).

Diagnosis. Psychoda alternata  can be recognized by the following combination of characters: labellum with 5 teeth, 1 short and 4 long; presence of brown spots at tips of veins; antenna with 13 flagellomeres, 11 th – 13 th fused; flagellomere 13 very small; ascoids Y­shaped with very short branches; cercus twice as long as ninth tergite with single tenaculum; aedeagus with lower shaft as large as distal half of main shaft ( Quate 1955); subgenital plate V­shaped.

Collection. All specimens were collected inside a house, in the bathroom.

Distribuition. Cosmopolitan; Brazil ( Salvador, new record).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Psychoda

Loc

Psychoda (Tinearia) alternata Say

Bravo, Freddy, Cordeiro, Danilo & Chagas, Cinthia 2006
2006
Loc

Psychoda alternata

Say 1824: 358
1824