Leucotabanus janinae Fairchild, 1970

Henriques, Augusto L. & Krolow, Tiago K., 2019, The genus Leucotabanus Lutz (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the Amazon region, with the description of a new species, Zootaxa 4651 (2), pp. 366-378: 373

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4651.2.10

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9D1DFCF0-838B-4E59-A244-E2809613E389

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D887DF-9B24-7E24-68EC-FA4EFB2460E3

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scientific name

Leucotabanus janinae Fairchild, 1970
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Leucotabanus janinae Fairchild, 1970  

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Diagnosis. Size 10–13.5mm. Frontal index 7.5–7.9. This species resembles L. exaestuans   , but is paler in general appearance, with a narrower frons, brown antenna and pale palpus with predominantly white hairs, and the wing hyaline with narrow yellowish pterostigma.

Comments. The male was described by Krolow et al. (2010). It is an Amazonian species so far collected north of the Amazon River. It attacks horses in the belly.

Material examined. BRAZIL, Pará , Trombetas river, Cachoeira da Fumaça, x.1985, Eq. Comander coll. (5 ♀ INPA, ♀ MPEG)   ; Amazonas , Manaus, Reserva Ducke, vii.1981, Fairchild & Rafael coll. (♀ INPA)   ; idem, ZF-2, Torre , 02°35’21”S; 60°06’55”W, 26.x.2003, Arm. [adilha] Luz (lençol) (light sheet), 40 mt high, J.A Rafael, F.F. Xavier Filho & A. Silva Filho coll. (♂ INPA) GoogleMaps   ; idem, Itacoatiara , Madeireira Mil, 02°45’10”S; 58°39’11”W, 29–30.xi.2005, armadilha luminosa móvel (mobile light trap), 00–01hs, J. A. Rafael, R. J. P. Machado & A. Silva Filho coll. (♂ INPA) GoogleMaps   ; idem, Parque Nacional do Jaú , Miratucu stream, vii.1995, Rafael & Vidal coll. (9 ♀ INPA) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Eastern Colombia; Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil (Amapá; Amazonas; Pará).

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

MPEG

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tabanidae

Genus

Leucotabanus