Trichomyia araguaensis 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: 33-34

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Trichomyia araguaensis Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia araguaensis Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 15 AView FIGURES 15 A – E –F)

Diagnosis. R4+5 complete; basal expansions of gonocoxites with rounded tips that cross in the apex, medially directed; arm of gonocoxites expanded in the base, with apicolateral bristles and two apical bristles thicker than the others, stare-like; ejaculatory apodeme about the same length as gonostylus.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna with 13 flagellomeres; scape subcylindrical, pedicel subspherical; flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric; ascoids 2.1 times the length of the flagellomere ( Fig. 15 AView FIGURES 15 A – E); 13 th flagellomere subcylindrical with terminal apiculus separated by suture ( Fig. 15 CView FIGURES 15 A – E). Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.6: 0.6 ( Fig. 15 BView FIGURES 15 A – E). Wing. R 4 + 5 complete; r-m and m-cu absent ( Fig. 15 DView FIGURES 15 A – E). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with basal expansion with rounded tips that cross in the apex, medially directed. Arm of gonocoxites expanded in the base, with apicolateral bristles and two apical bristles thicker than the others, stare-like. Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated dorsally to gonocoxite, bare and subtriangular. Presence of one pair of subtriangular projections in the aedeagal complex, convergent apically. Aedeagus ending at midlle of projections in the aedeagal complex ( Fig. 15View FIGURES 15 A – E F). Ejaculatory apodeme about as long as gonostylus. Epandrium lost in the specimen studied. Cercus elongated and pilose ( Fig. 15 EView FIGURES 15 A – E).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Venezuela, Aragua, 10 Km N El Limon, holotype ♂, 19.IX. 1993, L.W. Quate leg. ( MZFS)

Etymology. The epithet refersto the type locality.

Distribution. Venezuela—Aragua.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia