Trichomyia cetrae 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: 19-20

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

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scientific name

Trichomyia cetrae Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia cetrae Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 4 A –GView FIGURES 4 A – G)

Diagnosis. Medial posterior expansion on gonocoxite, apically bifurcate; gonostylus bifurcate, sclerotized, articulated ventrally at gonocoxite; aedeagal complex with two pairs of projections, one dorsal subtriangular and one ventral wider than dorsal projection; ejaculatory apodeme twice the length of gonostylus.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna incomplete in the studied specimens; scape as long as the subspherical pedicel; ( Fig. 4 AView FIGURES 4 A – G); flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric; ascoids twice the length of flagellomere ( Fig. 4 BView FIGURES 4 A – G). Palpus formula 1.0: 0.7: 0.9 ( Fig. 4 CView FIGURES 4 A – G). Wing. R 4 + 5 incomplete at base; r-m and m-cu absent ( Fig. 4 DView FIGURES 4 A – G). Male terminalia: Hypandrium fused with gonocoxites, with medial posterior expansion, apically bifurcate ( Fig. 4 EView FIGURES 4 A – G). Arm of gonocoxites L inverted shaped in lateral view ( Fig. 4 GView FIGURES 4 A – G) and with elongated bristles along the medial margin. Gonostylus bifurcate, sclerotized, articulated dorsally at gonocoxite ( Fig. 4 EView FIGURES 4 A – G). Two pairs of projections in the aedeagal complex dorsal pair subtriangular, ventral pair wider than dorsal projections in the aedeagal complex ( Fig. 4 GView FIGURES 4 A – G). Aedeagus truncated in the apex ( Fig. 4 EView FIGURES 4 A – G). Ejaculatory apodeme twice the length of gonostylus ( Figs. 4 E, 4 GView FIGURES 4 A – G). Epandrium pilose, apically wider than basally ( Fig. 4 FView FIGURES 4 A – G). Cercus pilose ( Figs. 4 EView FIGURES 4 A – G), rhomboid in lateral view ( Fig. 4 GView FIGURES 4 A – G). Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 4 FView FIGURES 4 A – G).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Bahia, Cachoeira municipality, Fazenda Villa Rial, 24.V. 2004, holotype ♂, F. Bravo leg. (MZUEFS).

Etymology. The epithet cetrae  is an allusion to the shape of the male terminalia that resembles a scepter.

Distribution. Brazil —Bahia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia