Trichomyia pseudosilvatica 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: 62-64

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A7ED58-F87B-6C2C-6B98-F900B868AF4F

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scientific name

Trichomyia pseudosilvatica Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia pseudosilvatica Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 38 AView FIGURES 38 A – F –H)

Diagnosis. Expansion basal on gonocoxite directed to the apex and with expanded base; arm of gonocoxite bifurcate, one bare expansion, one expansion with about four bristles; aedeagus basally expanded, tapered apically; ejaculatory apodeme short, about as long as gonostylus; cercus with a row of dorsal hairs.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna with scape subcylindrical; scape and pedicel subspherical; basal flagellomeres pyriform and eccentric ( Fig. 38 AView FIGURES 38 A – F); ascoids 1.5 times as long as the length of flagellomere; 13 th flagellomere subcylindrical with terminal apiculus separated by a suture ( Fig. 38 BView FIGURES 38 A – F). Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.7: 0.5 ( Fig. 38 CView FIGURES 38 A – F). Wing. R 4 + 5 with base unsclerotized, r-m unsclerotized and m-cu absent ( Fig. 38 DView FIGURES 38 A – F). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with basal expansion directed to the apex and with expanded base. Arm of gonocoxite bifurcate, one bare expansion, directed to the apex and other with about four bristles, directed medially ( Fig. 38 FView FIGURES 38 A – F). Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare and subtriangular. Aedeagal complex with one pair of sclerotized projection, curved and convergent apically. Aedeagus expanded basally and tapered apically ( Fig. 38View FIGURES 38 A – F G). Ejaculatory apodeme short, about the same length as gonostylus. Epandrium subquadrangular with rounded tips. Cercus digitiform with a row of dorsal hairs ( Fig. 38 EView FIGURES 38 A – F). Hypoproct with micropilosity ( Fig. 38View FIGURES 38 A – F H).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Pará, Bragança, Vila Bacuri, Sítio Berra Bode, 02.X. 1998, holotype ♂, without name of colector ( MZFS); 17 paratypes: 2 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Km 69 /3, 9.X. 1998, without name of colector ( MZFS); 3 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Km 69 /3, 6.X. 1998, without name of colector ( INPA); 2 ♂, Amazonas, Manacapuru, Estrada do Cajatuba, Sítio do Sr Simplício, 24–25.IV. 1998, without name of colector ( MZFS); 5 ♂, Amazonas, Presidente Figueiredo, Pitinga, 04.XII. 1998, RQ, LMC leg. ( MZFS); 1 ♂ Amazonas, Manacapuru, Cajatuba, Km 69 /3, 20.IV. 1998, RQ, RN, PE leg. ( MZFS); 1 ♂ Amazonas, Manacapuru, Km 75, 25– 27.VII. 1997, without name of colector ( INPA); 1 ♂, Amazonas, Presidente Figueiredo, Pitinga, 15.XIII. 1998, RR / LMS leg. ( MZFS); 2 ♂, Rondônia, Cacaulândia, 200 Km SSE od Porto Velho, 25.V – 6.VI. 1998, L.W Quate col ( MZFS).

Etymology. The epithet refers to the strong similarity with T. silvatica Bravo, 2002  . Distribution. Brazil—Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia.

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

LMC

Instituto de Investiga��o Cient�fica de Mozambique

LMS

Carolina Biological Supply Company

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia