Trichomyia pitinguensis 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: 61-62

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A7ED58-F87A-6C2E-6B98-FA7AB92DAFFF

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scientific name

Trichomyia pitinguensis Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia pitinguensis Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 37 A –EView FIGURES 37 A – E)

Diagnosis. The last segment of palpus articulated medially in the second segment; Sc with tip unsclerotized, sc-r unsclerotized; arm of gonocoxite with apicolateral bristles and one bare expansion articulated in the medial portion; one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex fused medially; ejaculatory apodeme long, 2.3 times the length of gonostylus.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna incomplete in the studied specimens; scape and pedicel subcylindrical ( Fig. 37 AView FIGURES 37 A – E); flagellomeres lost in the specimens studied; ascoids not visualized. Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface, the last segment articulated medially in the second segment; palpus formula 1.0: 0.7: 0.7 ( Fig. 37 BView FIGURES 37 A – E). Wing. Sc with tip unsclerotized; sc-r unsclerotized; R 4 + 5 incomplete at base; r-m and m-cu absent ( Fig. 37 CView FIGURES 37 A – E). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with basal expansion directed to the apex with tips that intersect in the interior portion. Arm of gonocoxite with apicolateral bristles and one bare expansion articulated medially. Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated in the base of gonocoxite, bare, subtriangular. Presence of one pair of projections in the aedeagal complex fused medially.

Aedeagus simple, truncated ( Fig. 37 EView FIGURES 37 A – E). Ejaculatory apodeme long, 2.3 times the length of gonostylus. Epandrium pilose, subquadrangular, expanded basally. Cercus digitiform and pilose. Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 37 DView FIGURES 37 A – E).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Amazonas, Presidente Figueiredo, Pitinga, 04.XII. 1998, holotype ♂, RQ, LMC leg. ( MZFS); 1 paratype ♂, same locality, date and colectors as holotype ( MZFS).

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

Distribution. Brazil—Amazonas.

LMC

Instituto de Investiga��o Cient�fica de Mozambique

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia