Trichomyia manacapurensis 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: 25-26

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A7ED58-F85E-6C0A-6B98-FE73B92DAD45

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scientific name

Trichomyia manacapurensis Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia manacapurensis Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 9 A –FView FIGURES 9 A – F)

Diagnosis. One pair of projections in the aedeagal complex with four expansions, directed dorsally, innernally, apically and ventrally; aedeagus ending above the apex of projections in the aedeagal complex; hypoproct with setulae in the medioapical surface and with expansions in the base.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna incomplete in the studied specimens; scape subcylindrical; pedicel subspherical ( Fig. 9 AView FIGURES 9 A – F); flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric ( Fig. 9 AView FIGURES 9 A – F); ascoids not visualized. Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.8: 0.6 ( Fig. 9 BView FIGURES 9 A – F). Wing. R 4 + 5 with base unsclerotized; r-m unsclerotized and m-cu absent ( Fig. 9 CView FIGURES 9 A – F). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused. Arm of gonocoxite curved, with apicolateral and basal bristles, base expanded. Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare and truncate. Presence of one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex with four expansions, directed dorsally, innernally, apically and ventrally. Aedeagus ending above the apex of projections in the aedeagal complex ( Fig. 9 FView FIGURES 9 A – F). Ejaculatory apodeme about as long as gonostylus. Epandrium pilose, wider than long. Cercus pilose ( Fig. 9 EView FIGURES 9 A – F). Hypoproct with setulae in the medioapical surface and with expansions in the base ( Fig. 9 DView FIGURES 9 A – F).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Est. do Cajatuba, Sítio do Sr. Simplício, 24–25.IV. 1998, holotype ♂, without name of collector ( MZFS). 6 paratypes: 3 ♂, same locality as holotype, Km 6, 24– 29.X. 1997, without name of collector ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Km 69 /3, 06.X. 1998, without name of collector ( INPA); 1 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Ramal A, 29.VII a 01.VIII. 1997, without name of collector ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, 01.VIII. 1997, without name of collector ( MZFS).

Etymology. The epithet manacapurensis  is allusive to the type locality for this species.

Distribution. Brazil—Amazonas.

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia