Procloeon (Oculogaster), 2016

Kluge, Nikita J., 2020, Review of Oculogaster Kluge 2016 (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae, Procloeon Bengtsson 1915), Zootaxa 4820 (3), pp. 401-437: 420

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4820.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:44BD1E07-C9F3-4488-936E-819C2FCA18C8

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4397973

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AF3A05-8D61-FFB8-FAA9-FBB6A299F95D

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Plazi

scientific name

Procloeon (Oculogaster)
status

 

Procloeon (Oculogaster)   sp. «Wolfkloof»

( Figs 78–83 View FIGURES 78–83 )

Material examined. SOUTH AFRICA, Overberg District , Wolfkloof , Keurbooms River (8 km WNW Swellendam), 33°59′S 20°22′30”E, coll. N. Kluge & L. Sheyko: 25–26.I.2019: 1 L/S ♀ ( ZIN) GoogleMaps   .

Description and comparison. Larval cuticle of mesonotum with large blanks ( Fig. 79 View FIGURES 78–83 ) (as in P. cylindroculum   and P. barnardi   sp. n.); subimaginal cuticle of mesonotum is nearly colorless (in contrast to P. cylindroculum   , P. barnardi   sp. n. and P. niger   sp. n.). Larval cuticle of legs with contrasting brown bands on distal part of femur and on proximal part of tarsus ( Fig. 81 View FIGURES 78–83 ) (in contrast to P. niger   sp. n.). Larval cuticle of abdominal terga without contrasting blanks, uniformly colored on all segments ( Fig. 78 View FIGURES 78–83 ) (as in P. niger   sp. n., in contrast to P. cylindroculum   and P. barnardi   sp. n.). Setation of larval abdomen as in P. cylindroculum   , P. barnardi   and P. niger   sp. n.); lateral spines more extensive than in other species: present on segments III–IX, number of spines on one side increasing from 1–2 on segment III to 5–8 on segment IX ( Fig. 78 View FIGURES 78–83 ). Denticles on larval claws longer than in other species ( Fig. 82 View FIGURES 78–83 ). In winged stages middle and hind tarsi with 2 apical spines: on 1st+2nd and on primary 3rd tarsomeres ( Fig. 81 View FIGURES 78–83 ) (as in C. niger   sp. n., in contrast to P. cylindroculum   and P. barnardi   sp. n.); fore tarsus of female with 1 apical spine (as in other Oculogaster   ). Pterostigma with 1 cross vein ( Fig. 83 View FIGURES 78–83 ). Eggs without rigid chorion (viviparity) (as in other Oculogaster   ).

Distribution. South Africa.

ZIN

Russian Academy of Sciences, Zoological Institute, Zoological Museum