Parasycorax Duckhouse,

Rossito, Lucas & Pinho, Luiz Carlos, 2019, A new species of Parasycorax and new records of Sycorax (Diptera: Psychodidae Sycoracinae) from southern Brazil, Zootaxa 4691 (1), pp. 89-92: 89

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4691.1.9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F187A9-FFD7-FF9D-4B87-E80BFA40F96A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Parasycorax Duckhouse
status

 

Key to males of extant species of Parasycorax Duckhouse  (modified from Santos et al., 2009)

1. Gonostylus with multiple branches....................................................................... 2

- Gonostylus simple, without branches...................................................................... 3

2. Gonostylus bifurcate at base; outer branch with five spiniform bristles inserted apically, one elongate spiniform bristle inserted at base; mesal branch simple, elongate, sigmoidal in shape, darkly sclerotized ( Fig. 7View FIGURES 1–7); Brazil....... P. sigmoidalis  sp. nov.

- Gonostylus bifurcate at base; outer branch with two spiniform bristles inserted apically; mesal branch bifurcate, darkly sclerotized (Santos et al., 2009; Fig. 15); Brazil................................. P. bidentis Santos, Ferreira & Bravo, 2009 

3. Gonostylus with two spiniform bristles inserted at apex; Philippines........................ P. filipinae ( Quate, 1965) 

- Gonostylus set with three or more spiniform bristles......................................................... 4

4. Gonostylus set with three spiniform bristles; one inserted at apex, two on mesal surface (Santos et al., 2009; Fig. 6View FIGURES 1–7); Brazil............................................................................... P. satchelli ( Barretto, 1956) 

- Gonostylus set with at least fifteen bristles of varying shape; Colombia....... P. utriensis ( Bejarano, Duque & Vélez, 2008) 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae