Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis Malogolowkin, 1946

Poppe, Jean Lucas, Valente, Vera Lúcia Da Silva, Santos, João Pedro Junges Dos & Gottschalk, Marco Silva, 2016, A new species of the genus Rhinoleucophenga (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and redescription of five species from Neotropical region, Zootaxa 4208 (3), pp. 261-281: 271

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4208.3.5

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scientific name

Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis Malogolowkin, 1946
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Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis Malogolowkin, 1946  

( Figure 7 View FIGURE 7 a –d; Table 1)

Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis Malogolowkin, 1946: 420   . Malogolowkin, 1946: 417 (key), 419 (figure 9).

Material examined: HOLOTYPE ♂ (dried and mounted specimen, deposited in CEIOC) labelled “ Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis   DET—Chana Malogolowkin Rio, 5-946 \ Salobra 30-8-40 Mato-Grosso Com. I.O.C. \ Inst. Osw. Cruz n° 8.124 \ HOLOTYPUS ”. Right wing and terminalia were disarticulated and lost.

Diagnosis. General body color brown. Front covered with ca. 180 scattered interfrontal setulae. Arista with long branches. Four pairs of prescutellar acrostichal setae. Legs homogeneously yellow. Hyaline wings. Abdominal tergites with dark brown stripes interrupted on tergites II and III and continuous on tergites IV –VI. Body length ca. 6.25 mm.

Description. Head ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 c). Front ventrally brown and superiorly brownish, covered with ca. 180 scattered interfrontal setulae; ocellar triangle brownish with brown ocelli. Carina nose-like and ca. 90% sulcated. Face yellowish; gena brownish; antenna with flagellomore and pedicel homogeneously brownish; arista with 9 long dorsal branches and 6 long ventral branches. Palpus yellowish with more than 50 setae on lower part.

Thorax ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 a, b). Scutum and scutellum homogeneously brownish. 12 irregular rows of acrostichal setulae. Four pairs of prescutellar acrostichal setae, the central one is the shortest. Pleura brown and halteres brownish. Legs homogeneously yellow.

Wings ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 d). Hyaline, without spots.

Abdomen. Proximally brown and distally dark brown; tergites II and III with dark brown stripes interrupted medially, tergites IV –VI with continuous stripes.

Terminalia unknown.

For more measures and indices see Table 1.

Distribution. Known only from the type locality (probably Salobra, a district of the municipality of Miranda, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Drosophilidae

Genus

Rhinoleucophenga

Loc

Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis Malogolowkin, 1946

Poppe, Jean Lucas, Valente, Vera Lúcia Da Silva, Santos, João Pedro Junges Dos & Gottschalk, Marco Silva 2016
2016
Loc

Rhinoleucophenga matogrossensis

Malogolowkin 1946: 420
Malogolowkin 1946: 417
1946