Loneura colombiana, Garcia Aldrete, Gonzalez & Carrejo.

Obando, Ranulfo González, Gironza, Nancy Carrejo, Panche, Jeferson & Aldrete, Alfonso Neri García, 2020, The genus Loneura Navás (Insecta: Psocodea: ‘ Psocoptera’: Ptiloneuridae) in Colombia, description of new species and key for identification, Zootaxa 4802 (2), pp. 201-249 : 242

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Loneura colombiana


L. colombiana García Aldrete, González & Carrejo. Female

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This species was described on basis of males, collected at Vereda Argentina, Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia ( García Aldrete et al. 2011a). In this survey, upon examination of specimens from the Alexander von Humboldt Institute Collection, we found two females and one male from the National Natural Park Tayrona (Magdalena Department, Pueblito and Cañaveral). The pigmentation pattern of head, thorax, legs and forewings, as well as the wing shape and wing venation of the females are similar to those of the males of L. colombiana García Aldrete et al. , so we assign those females to L. colombiana .

Color. Body, head, legs and wings as in the male. Subgenital plate hyaline, with pigmented area V-shaped, light brown posteriorly, dark brown anteriorly. Gonapophyses brown, ninth sternum light brown. Epiproct and paraprocts missing.

Morphology. Head ( Fig. 138 View FIGURES 136–140 ) H/MxW: 1.0; compound eyes large, H/d: 3.55; IO/MxW: 0.44. Vertex at the same level of the upper border of the compound eyes; outer cusp of lacinial tips broad, with 8 denticles. Mx4/Mx2: 1.34. Forewings ( Fig. 136 View FIGURES 136–140 ) L/W: 2.38; pterostigma: lp/wp: 4.36, elongate, wider in the middle; M five-branched, M5 forked; areola postica: la/ha: 1.50, tall, broadly triangular, apically rounded. Hindwings ( Fig. 137 View FIGURES 136–140 ) l/w: 2.85; M four-branched. Subgenital plate ( Fig. 139 View FIGURES 136–140 ) wide, setose, with posterior border rounded. Gonapophyses ( Fig. 140 View FIGURES 136–140 ): v1 elongate, slender and acuminate; v2+3 with a proximal short heel, v2 with a row of 7 macrosetae; distal process long, sinuous and acuminate, bearing microspicules on surface. Ninth sternum ( Fig. 140 View FIGURES 136–140 ) distinctly pigmented, oval.

Measurements. FW: 3800, HW: 2925, F: 1100, T: 1742, t1: 700, t2: 83, t3: 111, ctt1: 27, f1: 775, f2: 712, Mx4: 227, IO: 455, D: 413, d: 290, IO/d: 1.57, PO: 0.70.

Material studied. COLOMBIA. Magdalena. National Natural Park Tayrona. 1 male, 2 females. Cañaveral , 11°18’N: 73°56’W, 50 m. 7–13.I.2003. Malaise trap. C. Sarmiento GoogleMaps .