Trichomyia paraensis 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: 59-60

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-F87C-6C28-6B98-F8ABB969A9FC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Trichomyia paraensis Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia paraensis Araújo & Bravo  sp. nov.

( Figs. 36 A –EView FIGURES 36 A – F)

Diagnosis. R 4 + 5,M 2 and Sc with tip unsclerotized; r-m and sc-r unsclerotized; two pairs of expansion on gonocoxite, one bifurcated and basal and other reduced with two elongate apical bristles; curved expansion on gonocoxite, spur-shaped, sclerotized apically; one pair of elongated subtriangular projections in the aedeagal complex directed to the apex; ejaculatory apodeme twice as long as a gonostylus; cercus with two apical setae with curved tips.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna incomplete in the studied specimens; scape and pedicel subcylindrical; basal flagellomeres pyriform ( Fig. 36 AView FIGURES 36 A – F); ascoids lost in the specimen studied. Palpus three segmented; first segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.6: 0.8 ( Fig. 36 BView FIGURES 36 A – F). Wing. R 4 + 5, M 2 and Sc with tip unsclerotized; r-m and sc-r unsclerotized; and m-cu absent ( Fig. 36 CView FIGURES 36 A – F). Male terminalia: Hypandrium and gonocoxites fused with two pairs of expansion, one bifurcated and basal and the other reduced with two elongated apical bristles. Arm of gonocoxites with a curved expansion spur-shaped, sclerotized apically, and with basal elongated bristles. Gonostylus slightly sclerotized, articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare, truncated. Presence of one pair of elongated subtriangular projections in the aedeagal complex directed to the apex. Aedeagus ending above of projections in the aedeagal complex ( Fig. 36 EView FIGURES 36 A – F). Ejaculatory apodeme long, twice the length of gonostylus. Epandrium lost in the specimen studied. Cercus pilose, piriform with two apical setae with curved tip. Hypoproct tapering, with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 36 DView FIGURES 36 A – F).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Pará, Novo Repartimento, Vicinal 45, 27.XI. 2001, holotype ♂, J.A.Rafael, J.Vidal leg. ( MZFS).

Etymology. The epithet paraensis  refers to the type locality.

Distribution. Brazil—Pará.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia