Hirotophora multiseriata (Aldrich)

Ament, Danilo César, 2018, Taxonomic revision of the genus Hirotophora Brown et al. (Diptera: Phoridae) with the description of a new species from Chile, Zootaxa 4394 (4), pp. 549-558: 553-556

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4394.4.5

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scientific name

Hirotophora multiseriata (Aldrich)
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Hirotophora multiseriata (Aldrich)  

( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 , 8, 9, 11 View FIGURES 4–13 , 18, 19 View FIGURES 14–19 , 23, 30, 31 View FIGURES20–31 , 40, 41 View FIGURES 36–41 )

Phora multiseriata Aldrich, in Brues, 1904   ; Brues, 1906 Paraspiniphora multiseriata: Malloch, 1912  

Chaetocnemistoptera multiseriata: Schmitz, 1929  

Chaetopleurophora multiseriata: Brues, 1943   ; 1950; Borgmeier, 1963 Hirotophora multiseriata: Brown, Amorim & Kung, 2015  

Diagnosis (female) Abdominal segments 3–6 with pair of lateral linear spiracle openings over the tergites ( Figs 8, 9, 11 View FIGURES 4–13 ), sternite 8 apically bilobed ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 14–19 ), general body color yellowish-brown ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 ). (male) general body color yellowish-brown.

Material examined. Holotype ♀, Lawrence, Kansas, type n°7743 ( USNM) [all label information]. Additional material: CANADA   : 2♂, Ontario: Guelph, South Arboretum , 13–22.vii.1985, Malaise trap, B. Brown col. ( LACM)   ; 1♂, Ontario: Leamington, Point Pelee Nat. Park, 14.vi.1984, B. Brown col. ( LACM); USA   : 1♂, Arizona: Cochise Co. nr Portal S.W.R.S., 27.vii.1965, Malaise trap, V. Roth col. ( LACM)   ; 1♀, same but 22.vii.1965; 1♀, same but 31.vii.1965; 1♂, same but 8.viii.1965; 2♂, same but 12.viii.1965; 1♀, same but 14.viii.1965; 1♂, same but 17–18.viii.1965; 2♂ and 2#, same but 29.viii.1965; 1♀, same but 18–23.viii.1984, water traps, B. Brown col.; 1♀, Maryland, Montgomery Co., Silver Spring , 9.vi.1979, A. Freidberg col. ( LACM)   ; 1♂, Montana, Wayne Co., Williamsville , 16.vii –8.viii.1988, Malaise trap, J.T. Becker col. ( LACM)   ; 1♂, Montana, Boone Co., Columbia , 21–29.ix.1989, Malaise trap, G.W. Courtney col. ( LACM)   ; 1♀, Pennsylvania, Swarthmore ( MZSP)   ; 1♀, Atherton Mo. 18 May 1 [sic] ( MZSP)   ; 1♀, Texas, Travis Co. Austin Brackenridge Field Station , 30.3°N 97.78°W, xi.1989, Malaise trap, C.R. Nelson col. ( LACM) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀ and 1♂, Virginia, Falls Church ( MZSP).  

Geographical distribution. Widespread in the South, Central and East of the US (Arizona, Connecticut, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia) with records also from the Montana State and from the great lakes region in Canada.

Comments. The holotype is in good conditions and all the relevant information for the species diagnosis could be checked in it, including the shape of the sternite 8 apex. Hirotophora multiseriata   phallus differs from the other species by its epiphallus with sharp single-pointed scales ( Figs 40–41 View FIGURES 36–41 ).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

LACM

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

MZSP

Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Phoridae

Genus

Hirotophora

Loc

Hirotophora multiseriata (Aldrich)

Ament, Danilo César 2018
2018
Loc

Hirotophora multiseriata

: Brown, Amorim & Kung 2015
2015
Loc

Chaetopleurophora multiseriata:

Brues 1943
1943