Leptomantispa axillaris (Navás, 1908)

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian, Calle-Tobón, Arley, Wolff, Marta & Stange, Lionel A., 2018, New species and new distributional records of Neotropical Mantispidae (Insecta: Neuroptera), Zootaxa 4413 (2), pp. 295-324: 315

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4413.2.4

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scientific name

Leptomantispa axillaris (Navás, 1908)
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Leptomantispa axillaris (Navás, 1908) 

Fig. 3fView FIGURE3

Mantispa axillaris Navás, 1908: 412  . Type locality: Brazil: Goiás. male and female syntypes ( MNHN, MZBS). 

New records. Colombia: Antioquia: Remedios , 06°54’39.8” N ‒ 74°34’06.2’’W, 520 m, 23.IV.2016, manual, A. Mejía (1 ♂ ‒ CEUA)GoogleMaps  ; Sucre: San Onofre, Reserva San Guaré , 0 m, 25~ 30.V.2009, Mercurium light trap (1 ♂ ‒ CEUA)  .

Diagnosis. Body color pattern consisting in a mixture of yellow and brown ( Fig. 3fView FIGURE3). Foreleg with outer surface of femur light brown to dark reddish brown, inner surface generally dark brown or dark reddish brown with some yellow regions close to major spine or the row of minor spines. Wings with pterostigma reddish and subcostal space hyline ( Fig. 3fView FIGURE3). Male tergites 3‒4 with two pairs of posterolateral patches of pores, each one composed of 5‒ 8 pores arranged as curved rows; anterolateral patches on tergites 4‒5 arranged in groups of 14‒26 pores, each group has one or two ovoid scars in the center. Male ectoproct with ventromedial lobe bearing 8‒10 short and thick setae. Pseudopenis curved, longer than gonarcus median lobe. Pseudopenal membrane covered with minute scales. Hypomeres present as two pairs of sclerotized lateral marks on the pseudopenal membrane.

Distribution. Brazil ( Ohl 2004), Colombia (Antioquia, Sucre).

Comments. This is a small species (forewing length, 9.6‒11 mm) occurring in several states of Brazil. Here its distribution is considerably extended to the northern part of South America. Adults of this species have been collected nearly during the entire year except in January and June ( Machado & Rafael 2010). Altitudinal distribution ranges from 0 to 520 m. Larval stages and hosts are completely unknown ( Machado & Rafael 2010).

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

MZBS

Museo Zoologia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Neuroptera

Family

Mantispidae

Genus

Leptomantispa

Loc

Leptomantispa axillaris (Navás, 1908)

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian, Calle-Tobón, Arley, Wolff, Marta & Stange, Lionel A. 2018
2018
Loc

Mantispa axillaris Navás, 1908: 412

Navas 1908: 412
1908