Trichomyia colligata 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: 40-41

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:10239517-A20C-4C42-BFD7-8AC6079C76A2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A7ED58-F861-6C3B-6B98-F92FB907AC32

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Trichomyia colligata Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia colligata Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 21 A –FView FIGURES 21 A – F)

Diagnosis. M 2 with base unsclerotized; r-m unsclerotized; arm of gonocoxite bifurcate, with bristles on the two projections; one pair of subtriangular projections in the aedeagal complex; with divergent apex; ejaculatory apodeme 1.4 times the length of gonostylus, cercus with apical expansion with two elongated rod-like bristles.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna incomplete in the studied specimens; scape subcylindrical; pedicel subspherical; flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric, with many lateral bristles in dorsal view; ascoids 1.4 times longer than a flagellomere ( Fig. 21 AView FIGURES 21 A – F). Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.4: 0.3 ( Fig. 21 BView FIGURES 21 A – F). Wing. R 4 + 5 with base unsclerotized; M 2 with base unsclerotized; r-m unsclerotized and m-cu absent ( Fig. 21 CView FIGURES 21 A – F). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with a pair of subtriangular expansion. Arm of gonocoxite bifurcate, with bristles on the two projections. Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare, triangular. Presence of one pair of subtriangular projections in the aedeagal complex; with divergent apexices/tips. Aedeagus subtriangular reaching to the middle of the projections in the aedeagal complex ( Fig. 21 FView FIGURES 21 A – F). Ejaculatory apodeme 1.4 times the length of gonostylus. Epandrium pilose, longer than wide. Cercus piriform ( Fig. 21 EView FIGURES 21 A – F) with apical expansion with two elongated rod-like bristles ( Fig. 21 DView FIGURES 21 A – F). Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 21 EView FIGURES 21 A – F).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Roraima, Pitinga, 13–15.XI. 1997, holotype ♂, RQ, RN, PE leg. ( MZFS); 6 paratypes: 4 ♂, same locality, date and collectors as holotype ( INPA); 2 ♂, Pará, Novo Repartimento, Vic. Bandeirante, Sítio Pedro Roqueta, 19.VIII. 1998, without name of collector ( MZFS).

Etymology. The Latin epithet colligata  = together, refers to the arms of gonocoxite.

Distribution. Brazil—Pará, Roraima.

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia