Prolachesilla boliviana, Arango, Stephania Sandoval, Obando, Ranulfo González & Aldrete, Alfonso Neri García, 2017

Arango, Stephania Sandoval, Obando, Ranulfo González & Aldrete, Alfonso Neri García, 2017, New species of Prolachesilla Mockford & Sullivan (Psocodea: ‘ Psocoptera’: Lachesillidae: Graphocaeciliini) from Bolivia and Mexico, Zootaxa 4244 (3), pp. 440-450: 441-442

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4244.3.11

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:787B0CB6-9B19-4ED2-A069-D5DC5EF4D609

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/002EF33D-FFFE-FF95-FF2C-9D6E665EFC32

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Plazi

scientific name

Prolachesilla boliviana
status

n. sp.

Prolachesilla boliviana   n. sp. Male

( Figs 1–5 View FIGURES 1 – 5 )

Diagnosis. Hypandrium biconcave posteriorly ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ). Aedeagal arch with sides parallel, terminating in a wide hood, posteriorly concave ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ). Endophallus with a mesal, elongate body of small denticles. External parameres slender, with apical spines ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ), each paramere associated anteriorly to a long, sclerotized rod, directed diagonally outwards. Posterior border of clunium projected over the area of the epiproct and paraprocts. Projection of clunium over the epiproct with wrinkled surface, widely concave distally, with slender postero-lateral corners; sides and posterior border sclerotized. Projection over each paraproct triangular, with border sclerotized ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ).

Color. Body tawny brown, compound eyes black, legs pale yellow, forewings pale yellow, veins pale brown ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ), hindwings yellowish, almost transparent. Tergal lobes of meso- and metathorax pale brown, abdomen creamy, with pale brown, subcuticular transverse bands. Clunial projections pale brown; epiproct and paraprocts creamy. Hypandrium pale brown.

Morphology. As in diagnosis, plus the following: head vertex almost straight, upper border of compound eyes slightly above the level of the vertex ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ). Compound eyes with interommatidial setae. Forewing ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ); L/W: 2.52; pterostigma elongate, wider distally, without setae on the membrane; lp/wp: 2.91. Areola postica triangular ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ). Hindwing L/W: 2.91 ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ). Paraprocts broad, elongate, rounded posteriorly; sensory fields with 18–20 trichobothria on basal rosettes ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ). Epiproct ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 5 ) with sides parallel, posteriorly rounded, setae as illustrated.

Measurements (in microns). FW: 3025, HW: 2325, F: 775, T: 1300, t1: 475, t2: 125, ctt1: 27, Mx 4: 200, f1: 640, f2: 530, f3: 420, f4: 320, f5: 190, f6: 170, f7: 160, f8: 150, f9: 130, f10: 125, f11: 140, IO: 350, D: 210, d: 140, IO/d: 2.50, PO: 0.66.

Specimens studied. Holotype male. BOLIVIA. 69 km NE Cochabamba, 17°11.480’ S   : 65°53.825’W, 2930 m., 09.IV.2004, A. N. García Aldrete. Paratypes: 1 male, same data as the holotype GoogleMaps   .

Etymology. The specific name refers to the country of origin of this species.