Trichomyia (Brachitrichomyia),

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: 12

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Trichomyia (Brachitrichomyia)
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Subgenus Brachitrichomyia Bravo & Araújo 

Brachitrichomyia Bravo & Araújo, 2013: 330.

Type species: Trichomyia inermis Barretto, 1954  , by original designation.

Comments. Males of Brachitrichomyia are recognized because the gonocoxites are projected dorsally, each one with elongated posterior arm, 1.0– 3.5 times the length of ejaculatory apodeme; projections in the aedeagal complex curved and joined at apex. The subgenus Brachitrichomyia was proposed for grouping seven species from Costa Rica, Colombia, Brazil and Panama.

Species included. T. armata Barretto  ; T. brasiliensis, Satchell  ; T. inermis Barretto  ; T. plumata Araújo & Bravo  ; T. pseudodactylis, Quate  ; T. quatei, Bravo  and T. risaraldensis Bejarano. 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia