Triplocania inga,

González-Obando, Ranulfo, Carrejo-Gironza, Nancy & García, Alfonso N., 2017, New species of Colombian Triplocania Roesler (Psocodea: ‘ Psocoptera’: Ptiloneuridae), Zootaxa 4336 (1), pp. 1-113: 57

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Triplocania inga

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Triplocania inga  n. sp. Female

( Figs 182–187View FIGURES 182 – 187)

Diagnosis. Forewing pterostigma with hyaline area in the middle ( Fig. 182View FIGURES 182 – 187). A brown area between areola postica and M, brown areas in cu1, cu2, a1 and a2, brown spots at vein ends. Ninth sternum trapeziform, with pigmented band on anterior third, along longitudinal midline ( Fig. 186View FIGURES 182 – 187).

Color (in 80% ethanol). Body pale brown. Compound eyes dark brown; ocelli hyaline, with ochre centripetal crescents. Head pattern ( Fig. 184View FIGURES 182 – 187); genae brown. Antennae pale brown, scape and pedicel brown, apices of flagellomeres cream. Maxillary palps pale brown, Mx4 brown. Thorax brown; fore- and midlegs pale brown, coxae, trochanters and femora cream, with proximal and distal brown spots. Forewings ( Fig. 182View FIGURES 182 – 187). Abdomen cream, with small, irregular, subcuticular spots. Subgenital plate cream, with pale brown, U-shaped lateral areas, Gonapophyses cream. IX sternum cream, with brown central area and mesal Y-shaped band dark brown. Epiproct and paraprocts cream, with brown subcuticular areas.

Morphology. As in diagnosis, plus the following: Head: H/MxW: 1.39, H/D: 2.60, IO/MxW: 0.74, MxW/IO: 1.89. Vertex emarginated in the middle, slightly above the level of the compound eyes. Outer cusp of lacinial tip broad, with four denticles. Mx4/Mx2: 1.28; Mx4/Mx3: 2.88. Forewings ( Fig. 182View FIGURES 182 – 187): L/W: 2.61. Pterostigma triangular, lp/wp: 3.93, areola postica la/ha: 2.07. Hindwings ( Fig. 183View FIGURES 182 – 187): l/w: 2.92. Subgenital plate triangular ( Fig. 185View FIGURES 182 – 187), with rounded apex and dense field of setae. Gonapophyses ( Fig. 186View FIGURES 182 – 187): v1 elongate, slender, acuminate; v2 +3 with pointed proximal heel; a row of five macrosetae on v2; distal process long, acuminate, with abundant microsetae. Ninth sternum ( Fig. 186View FIGURES 182 – 187). Paraprocts ( Fig. 187View FIGURES 182 – 187) broad, triangular, with rounded apex, setae as illustrated; sensory fields with 18 trichobothria on basal rosettes. Epiproct ( Fig. 187View FIGURES 182 – 187) triangular, almost as long as wide at the base, with three macrosetae in mesal field and one on each side; other setae as illustrated.

Measurements. FW: 3725; HW: 2625; Mx4: 230; f1: 575; f2: 450; f3: 375; f4: 325; f5: 250; f6: 220; f7: 175; IO: 450; D: 325; d: 207; IO/d: 2.17; PO: 0.63.

Material studied. Holotype male. COLOMBIA. Putumayo. Mocoa, Fin del Mundo, Camino Viejo , 1°06’34.50”N  : 76°36’41.52”W, 902 m., 22.V.2015. MUSENUV slide code 28610. J. Panche. Beating vegetation and dead branches.

Etymology. The specific name refers to the ethnic group Inga, of Quechua origin, whose territories are located in the Colombian departments of Putumayo, Nariño, Caquetá and Cauca.