Antrops inca, KITS & MARSHALL, 2013

KITS, JOEL H. & MARSHALL, STEPHEN A., 2013, <p class = " HeadingRunIn " align = " left "> <strong> Generic classification of the Archiborborinae (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae), with a revision of <em> Antrops </ em> Enderlein, <em> Coloantrops </ em> gen. nov., <em> Maculantrops </ em> gen. nov., <em> Photoantrops </ em> gen. nov., and <em> Poecilantrops </ em> gen. nov. </ strong> </ p>, Zootaxa 3704 (1), pp. 1-113 : 81

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Antrops inca

sp. nov.

Antrops inca View in CoL sp. nov.

( Figs. 5 View FIGURES 1–6 , 158 View FIGURES 155–160 , 225 View FIGURES 222–230 )

Description. Head black, anterior margin of frons, face, and antenna reddish brown. Clypeus orange, maxillary palp yellow, prementum dark brown. Mostly covered with microtomentum, frons with frontal triangle and interfrontal plates mostly shiny, microtomentum around bases of postvertical bristles and bases of ocellar bristles, may reach anteriorly from ocellar bristles, microtomentum on orbital plates reaching bases of interfrontal setae, face mostly shiny, microtomentum on lunule and below base of antenna, gena may have small median shiny spot. Subvibrissal and anterior genal bristles about 0.5X length of vibrissa.

Trochanters and tarsi reddish brown. Hind tibia with 3 ventroapical bristles.

Sternites heavily sclerotized, black, covered with microtomentum in male.

Male postabdomen: Sternite 5 with curved lateral margins, widest medially, posterior corners projecting slightly and bearing tufts of long setae, posterior margin shallowly emarginated, anterior apodeme about as long as external portion, pointed, with a dorsal keel. Surstylus broad, scooped. Pregonite small, distinct. Postgonite with lobes clearly separated, anterior lobe rounded, posterior lobe pointed. Basiphallus with short, broad epiphallus, narrow, transparent preepiphallus. Distiphallus with long, curved spinose dorsal tube, sclerite immediately ventral to curve of dorsal tube concave in lateral view ( Fig. 158 View FIGURES 155–160 ).

Female postabdomen: Tergites 6–7 and sternite 6 wider than long, sclerotized along anterior and lateral margins only. Sternite 7 mostly sclerotized, with a weakly sclerotized medial spot. Tergites with 3 posterior strips, sternites with 2 posterior strips. Tergite 8 with a shallow cleft in anterior margin, covered with microtomentum except anterior corners. Epiproct with short anterior arms, shiny, with 3 pairs of setae. Cerci broad. Sclerites of sternite 8 broad, subrectangular, pinched and sculptured medially, distal third with microtomentum. Hypoproct subrectangular, with median stripe moderately sclerotized. Spermathecae cylindrical, about 3.5X longer than wide, annulated, with long apical invagination, sclerotized duct slightly shorter than spermatheca.

Type material. Holotype ♂: PERU: Cusco: Puente Pilco , ~ 5.3 km NNW Challabamba, along creek, 13°10'53"S 71°46'08"W, ~ 2800 m, yellow pans, 13–16 May 2007, Marshall & Kits, debu00303632 ( MUSM) GoogleMaps . Paratypes: same data as holotype (12 ♂, 12 ♀, DEBU, MUSM) GoogleMaps ; Wayqecha Biol. Stn. , ~ 9 km NE Challabamba, 13°10'S 71°35'W, ~ 2800 m, cloud forest, 13–15 May 2007, J.H. Kits (2 ♂, 2 ♀, DEBU, MUSM) GoogleMaps ; as above but Marshall & Kits (18 ♂, 12 ♀, DEBU, MUSM) ; as above but S.M. Paiero (4 ♂, 1 ♀, DEBU, MUSM) ; as above but cloud forest, leaf litter, dung pans, 14–15 May 2007, Marshall & Kits (1 ♂, DEBU) . BOLIVIA: La Paz: Unduavi , 16°19'S 67°54'W, 3500 m, grass, pan traps, 5–17 Apr 2001, S.A. Marshall (3 ♂, 2 ♀, DEBU, UASC) GoogleMaps ; as above but moss, S.A. Marshall (1 ♂, DEBU) .

Comments. This species is named after the Incan empire, whose empire encompassed most of the range of Antrops and whose capital Cusco was near the type locality of this species. The name is treated as a noun in apposition .


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