Trichomyia stangae Araújo & Bravo,

Araújo, Maíra Xavier & Bravo, Freddy, 2016, Description of fourty four new species, taxonomic notes and identification key to Neotropical Trichomyia Haliday in Curtis (Diptera: Psychodidae, Trichomyiinae), Zootaxa 4130 (1), pp. 1-76: 71

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4130.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A7ED58-F800-6C55-6B98-FDC3B99CA800

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scientific name

Trichomyia stangae Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia stangae Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 44 A –FView FIGURES 44 A – F)

Diagnosis. Gonocoxite with basal subtriangular expansion, and one arm, thinner, curved with rounded apex; one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex convergents that join apically, with mediolateral bristles and two setulae apically; ejaculatory apodeme short, as long as gonostylus.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna incomplete in the studied specimens; scape subcylindrical and pedicel subspherical; basal flagellomeres pyriform and centric ( Fig. 44 AView FIGURES 44 A – F); ascoids 1.4 times as long as the length of flagellomere. Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.6: 0.7 ( Fig. 44 BView FIGURES 44 A – F). Wing. R 4 + 5 with base unsclerotized; r-m unsclerotized and m-cu absent ( Fig. 44 CView FIGURES 44 A – F). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with basal subtriangular expansion. One arm of gonocoxite, expanded at the base, curved, with mediolateral bristles and two setulae apically. Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare, curved and subtriangular. Presence of one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex convergents that join apically. Aedeagus bifid truncated apically ( Fig. 44 FView FIGURES 44 A – F). Ejaculatory apodeme short, the same length as gonostylus. Epandrium subquadrangular, with rounded apex. Cercus digitiform with long hairs in lateral view ( Fig. 44 DView FIGURES 44 A – F) Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 44 EView FIGURES 44 A – F).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Amazonas, Presidente Figueiredo, Pitinga, 04.XII. 1998, holotype ♂, RQ, LMC leg. ( MZFS); 8 paratypes: 2 ♂, same locality, date and colectors as holotype ( INPA) 1 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Km 69 /3, 9.X. 1998, without name of collector ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Km 69 / 3, 6.X. 1998 ,, without name of collector ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Pará, Bragança, Estrada para malhado, Com. Jararaca, Km 20, 07.X. 1998, without name of collector ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Pará, Bragança, Estrada para Monte Alegre, Sítio Boa Esperança, Km17, 28.IX. 1998, RF, RBN, FLS leg. ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Amazonas, Manaus, Reserva Ducke, 26– 31.VIII. 2011, M.X. Araújo ( INPA), 1 ♂, Roraima, Km 4, São Luiz do Anauá, Fazenda Zulmira, 4.II. 2004, M. Rocha leg. ( INPA)

Etymology. Named in honor of Dorothy Stang, missionary, sustainable development defender in the Amazon rainforest.

Distribution. Brazil—Amazonas, Pará, Roraima.

LMC

Instituto de Investiga��o Cient�fica de Mozambique

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia