Trichomyia crinita 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: 44

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-F86D-6C38-6B98-FB8BB92DA967

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scientific name

Trichomyia crinita Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia crinita Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 24 A –GView FIGURES 24 A – G)

Diagnosis. Gonocoxite with two pairs of elongated expansions; arm of gonocoxite with an expansion spur-shaped with sclerotized apex and with elongated bristles; one pair of filiform projections in the aedeagal complex; ejaculatory apodeme short, 1.2 times the length of gonostylus; cercus with two rod-like bristles.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna with 13 flagellomeres; scape and pedicel subspherical; flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric ( Fig. 24 AView FIGURES 24 A – G); ascoids 1.4 times longer than the flagellomere; 13 th flagellomere subcylindrical with terminal apiculus separated by suture ( Fig. 24 BView FIGURES 24 A – G). Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.5: 0.7 ( Fig. 24 EView FIGURES 24 A – G). Wing. R 4 + 5 with base unsclerotized; r-m unsclerotized and m-cu absent ( Fig. 24 DView FIGURES 24 A – G). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with two pairs of elongated expansions, one medial plate-like and other basal and tubular. Arm of gonocoxite with an expansion spur-shaped with sclerotized apex and with elongated bristles. ( Figs. 24 C, 24 GView FIGURES 24 A – G). Gonostylus digitiform, slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare, curved, with rounded tip. Presence of one pair of filiform projections in the aedeagal complex. Aedeagus with pointed apex ( Fig. 24 GView FIGURES 24 A – G). Ejaculatory apodeme short, 1.2 times the length of gonostylus. Epandrium subcircular. Cercus with an apical expansion with two rod-like bristles. Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 24 FView FIGURES 24 A – G).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Amazonas, Manacapuru, 27.XI. 2001, holotype ♂, without name of collector ( MZFS).

Etymology. From Latim, crinita  = comet, refers to the shape of arm of gonocoxite.

Distribution. Brazil—Amazonas.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia