Trichomyia bahiensis 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: 34

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

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scientific name

Trichomyia bahiensis Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia bahiensis Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 16 A –IView FIGURES 16 A – I)

Diagnosis. Gonocoxite arm lobe-like, upright in lateral view and with few short spinform bristles in the medial surface; gonostylus plate-like; one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex connected/joined by a thin ventral membrane; ejaculatory apodeme short, 0.4 times the length of gonocoxite; cercus with few small spatulate bristles near the apex.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna: scape subcylindrical, pedicel subspherical; flagellum with 13 flagellomeres, 1 st to 12 th flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric ( Fig. 16 AView FIGURES 16 A – I); 13 th flagellomere subcylindrical with terminal apiculus separated by suture ( Fig. 16 CView FIGURES 16 A – I); ascoids 1.1 times the length of a flagellomere ( Fig. 16 BView FIGURES 16 A – I). Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.6: 0.7 ( Fig. 16 DView FIGURES 16 A – I). Wing. R 4 + 5 incomplete at base; r-m and m-cu absent ( Fig. 16 EView FIGURES 16 A – I). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused. Gonocoxites with arm lobe-like, upright in lateral view and with few short spinform bristles in the medial surface ( Figs. 16 G, 16 IView FIGURES 16 A – I). Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare, plate-like. Presence of one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex ending at the same level of aedeagus, united by a thin ventral membrane. Aedeagus filiform ( Figs. 16 G, 16 HView FIGURES 16 A – I). Ejaculatory apodeme short, 0.4 times the length of gonocoxite. Epandrium with posterior margin larger than the anterior margin. Cercus ovoid ( Figs. 16 F, 16 HView FIGURES 16 A – I); dorsal surface of cercus with few small spatulate bristles near the apex ( Fig. 16 HView FIGURES 16 A – I). Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 16 FView FIGURES 16 A – I).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Bahia, Ituberá municipality, 12.VI. 2002, holotype ♂, F. Bravo leg. ( MZFS); 5 paratypes: 3 ♂, Bahia, Porto Seguro municipality, Estação Vera Cruz, 05.XII. 2002, F. Bravo leg. ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Bahia, Cachoeira municipality, Fazenda. Villa Rial, 25.IV. 2004, F. Bravo leg. ( MZFS); 1 ♂, Fazenda Villa Rial, 20.VII. 2004, F. Bravo leg. ( MZFS).

Etymology. The epithet bahiensis  refers to the type locality.

Distribution. Brazil—Bahia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia