Loneuroides rionegroensis, García Aldrete, Alfonso N., Obando, Ranulfo González & Gironza, Nancy Carrejo, 2016

García Aldrete, Alfonso N., Obando, Ranulfo González & Gironza, Nancy Carrejo, 2016, New species of Loneuroides García Aldrete (Psocodea: ' Psocoptera': Ptiloneuridae) from Colombia, and description of the male L. venezolanus García Aldrete, Zootaxa 4093 (1), pp. 103-117: 109-111

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Loneuroides rionegroensis

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Loneuroides rionegroensis  n. sp. Male

( Figs 19–24View FIGURES 19 – 24)

Diagnosis. This is the only species in the genus, so far known, having the median process of the central sclerite of the hypandrium very short, widely concave, with elongate lateral processes, and two short lateral posterior processes.

Color (in 80 % ethanol). Body dark brown, with ochre brown areas. Head brown, with dark brown spots, labrum dark brown ( Fig. 21View FIGURES 19 – 24). Compound eyes dark brown, ocelli hyaline, with ochre centripetal crescents. Antennae and maxillary palps brown, Mx 4 more pigmented. Front and middle legs dark brown, with femur distally cream; hind legs with coxa, trochanter and femur creamy, tibiae and tarsi brown. Forewing with a marginal, pigmented band from R 4 + 5 to distal half of 1 A, with hyaline areas on sides of vein ends at wing margin, from M 1 to Cu 1 b; pterostigma dark brown to black ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 19 – 24). Veins pale brown. Abdomen dark brown, with ochre subcuticular spots. Epiproct and paraprocts pale brown, with subcuticular brown ochre spots; hypandrium with brown central sclerite, lateral sclerites brown to dark brown.

Morphology. As in diagnosis, plus the following: Forewing M with seven branches, the branch closer to the areola postica forked. Areola postica narrow, tall, apically rounded ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 19 – 24). Hindwing M five or four branched ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19 – 24). Central sclerite of the hypandrium straight anteriorly, rounded on the sides, with median process very short, widely concave posteriorly, with two long lateral processes and, ventrally of the latter, two short, slender lateral processes ( Fig. 24View FIGURES 19 – 24). Side sclerites of the hypandrium elongate, bearing setae as illustrated, with anterior border almost straight, and posterior border widely rounded ( Fig. 24View FIGURES 19 – 24). Phallosome ( Fig. 23View FIGURES 19 – 24) with side struts V shaped, joined anteriorly, each arm dilated proximally on inner border; external parameres slender; two pairs of endophallic sclerites, the anterior pair bow shaped, much wider proximally, the posterior pair slender, next to external parameres, distally hooked, with apex pointing outwards; one mesal, transverse sclerite, widely V shaped, with rounded posterior apex. Paraprocts ( Fig. 22View FIGURES 19 – 24) wide, robust, with setal field as illustrated and sensory fields with 30 trichobothria on basal rosettes. Epiproct ( Fig. 22View FIGURES 19 – 24) almost trapeziform, with setae on sides and along posterior border, a field of microsetae along posterior border, and a transverse line near anterior border, with a row of small setae, and two setae between it and the anterior border.

Measurements. FW: 6075, HW: 4225, F: 1400, T: 2475, t 1: 987, t 2: 102, t 3: 162, ctt 1: 31, f 1: 975, f 2: 957, f 3: 837, f 4: 837, f 5: 837, f 6: 837, Mx 4: 374, IO: 700, D: 457, d: 330, IO/d: 2.12, PO: 0.72.

Material studied. Holotype male. Colombia, Risaralda, Pueblo Rico. Rio Negro Natural Municipal Park (Bocatoma), 5 ° 12 ’ 28.1 ’’N: 76 °02’ 31.5 ’’W, 1617m., 15–16.VII. 2015. Led light trap in forest canopy. O. Saenz, N. Carrejo, N. Calderón and R. González (MUSENUV).

Etymology. The specific epithet refers to the Rio Negro Natural Municipal Park.