Syneches limeirai Soares & Ale-Rocha

Soares, Matheus M. M., Freitas-Silva, Rafael A. P. & Ale-Rocha, Rosaly, 2021, Review of Brazilian species of Syneches Walker (Diptera, Hybotidae, Hybotinae), with description of ten new species, Zootaxa 5049 (1), pp. 1-84: 41

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5049.1.1

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5560746

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Syneches limeirai Soares & Ale-Rocha
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Syneches limeirai Soares & Ale-Rocha  

( Figs 26A–E View FIGURE 26 , 49 View FIGURE 49 )

Syneches limeirai Soares & Ale-Rocha, 2018: 638   , figs 4–8, 11, 16. Type locality: Piracuruca , Piauí, Brazil.

Diagnosis. Small size (3.0 mm) ( Fig. 26A View FIGURE 26 ). Antenna dark brown ( Fig. 26C View FIGURE 26 ). Scutum rounded, as broad as mesopleuron in lateral view, dark brown, covered with reddish brown pruinescence ( Fig. 26B View FIGURE 26 ). Hind femur slender, without spiniform bristles ( Fig. 26D View FIGURE 26 ); legs with dorsal small black spot at apex of hind femur, fore tarsomeres 1–4 brown, tarsomere 5 of all legs dark brown, otherwise yellow ( Figs 26A, D View FIGURE 26 ). Wing hyaline; pterostigma inconspicuous; second section of M 1 2 x longer than crossvein r-m ( Fig. 26E View FIGURE 26 ).

Type material. HOLOTYPE ♂ ( CZMA) labelled: “ Brasil, ( PI) [Piauí], Piracuruca, P [Parque] N [Nacional] de Sete Cidades, Posto do ICMBio, 04°05′57″S 41°42′34″W ” “Varredura, 08–12.ii.2013, F. Limeira de Oliveira , J.A. Rafael, J.T. Câmara ” “ HOLOTYPE, Syneches limeirai Soares & Ale-Rocha   GoogleMaps   . Holotype condition: good; not dissected.

Distribution. Brazil (States of Maranhão and Piauí) ( Fig. 49 View FIGURE 49 ). Syneches limeirai   is known only from the Caatinga and Cerrado biomes.

Remarks. Syneches limeirai   is different from all other Brazilian species of Syneches   by the following combination of characters: body color predominantly dark brown, wing hyaline with pterostigma inconspicuous and distal margin of hypandrium forming two wide triangular lobes (ref. Soares & Ale-Rocha 2018, fig. 4).

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Paleontological Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Syneches

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Syneches limeirai Soares & Ale-Rocha

Soares, Matheus M. M., Freitas-Silva, Rafael A. P. & Ale-Rocha, Rosaly 2021
2021
Loc

Syneches limeirai

Soares, M. M. M. & Ale-Rocha, R. 2018: 638
2018