Amazunculus duckei Galinkin & Rafael

Marques, Dayse W. A., Skevington, Jeffrey H. & Rafael, José A., 2019, Revision of the genus Amazunculus Rafael (Diptera: Pipunculidae), with description of six new species, Zootaxa 4577 (3), pp. 439-472: 454-456

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4577.3.2

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Amazunculus duckei Galinkin & Rafael
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Amazunculus duckei Galinkin & Rafael  

Figs 93–107 View FIGURES 93–97 View FIGURES 98–107

Amazunculus duckei Galinkin & Rafael, 2008: 520   , figs 7–9; Rodriguez & Rafael, 2012: 15; Marques & Rafael, 2018.

Redescription. Antenna ( Fig. 95 View FIGURES 93–97 ). Postpedicel yellow with rounded apex. Thorax ( Figs 93–94 View FIGURES 93–97 ). Mesopleuron somewhat yellow, entirely grey pruinose; laterotergite grey pruinose. Mediotergite grey pruinose. Legs ( Fig. 93 View FIGURES 93–97 ) yellow; fore and mid femora and all tibiae with dense grey pruinescence on posterior face. Wing ( Fig. 96 View FIGURES 93–97 ). Length 8.2 m. LW/MWW = 3.8. LTC/LFC = 1.2. Membrane hyaline. Abdomen ( Fig. 94 View FIGURES 93–97 ). Brown, all tergites with bands of grey pruinescence posterolaterally. Tergites 6, 7 and sternites 6 and 7 as in Fig. 98 View FIGURES 98–107 . Terminalia. Syntergosternite

8 without membranous area ( Fig. 99 View FIGURES 98–107 ). Epandrium yellowish brown and slightly inflated ( Fig. 100 View FIGURES 98–107 ). Surstyli ( Fig. 100 View FIGURES 98–107 ) yellowish brown, subsymmetrical; not fused with epandrium and not elongated ventrally, with somewhat rounded apex in lateral view ( Figs 101–102 View FIGURES 98–107 ). Subepandrial sclerite with a distinct medial lobe ( Fig. 103 View FIGURES 98–107 ). Phallic guide ( Figs 104–106 View FIGURES 98–107 ) short and with sinuous margins in ventral view ( Fig. 105 View FIGURES 98–107 ), about 0.6× the hypandrium length. Hypandrium with two small lobes near base of phallic guide ( Fig. 104 View FIGURES 98–107 ). Basal processes of phallus short and rounded, not reaching the margin of hypandrium. Phallus with apex well sclerotized, upward directed ( Fig. 106 View FIGURES 98–107 ). Ejaculatory apodeme as in Fig. 107 View FIGURES 98–107 .

Female. Unknown.

Type material. HOLOTYPE ♂: “ BRASIL: Amazonas [Manaus], Reserva Ducke, [2°55'48.7"S, 59°58'30.6"W], 1.x.1981, J.A. Rafael ” “Holótipo ♂, Amazunculus duckei Galinkin & Rafael   ” “ DIPT. 520 Hol.[ótipo]” ( INPA) ( Fig. 97 View FIGURES 93–97 ). GoogleMaps  

Holotype condition. Right wing broken in the basal third; left wing with apex danified; right hind leg lost. Terminalia placed in a microvial with glycerin.

Geographical distribution. This species is known only from the type locality, Amazonas, Brazil ( Fig. 183 View FIGURES 183 ).

Habitat. This species was collected in a reserve located close to Manaus (Amazonas, Brazil), that is covered by typical dryland evergreen tropical forest.

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Pipunculidae

Genus

Amazunculus

Loc

Amazunculus duckei Galinkin & Rafael

Marques, Dayse W. A., Skevington, Jeffrey H. & Rafael, José A. 2019
2019
Loc

Amazunculus duckei

Rodriguez, H. C. & Rafael, J. A. 2012: 15
Galinkin, J. & Rafael, J. A. 2008: 520
2008