Trichoscelia, Westwood, 1852

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian, Calle-Tobón, Arley, Wolff, Marta & Stange, Lionel A., 2018, New species and new distributional records of Neotropical Mantispidae (Insecta: Neuroptera), Zootaxa 4413 (2), pp. 295-324: 304

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4413.2.4

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8F4A8473-CCE5-41AA-99A6-381CFB434586

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/210A867D-9750-FFBF-FF1B-FF427FB6FDDE

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Plazi

scientific name

Trichoscelia
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Key to Colombian species of Trichoscelia  

(after Ardila-Camacho & García 2015, modified)

1. FW pterostigma mostly piceous without yellow spots ( Ardila-Camacho & García 2015, Figs. 14a, b); gonocoxite 9 with one long preapical spine ( Ardila-Camacho & García 2015, Fig. 15d)..................... T. karijona Ardila-Camacho, 2015  

- FW pterostigma brown with a central yellow spot; gonocoxite 9 with four to six apical spines......................... 2

2. Posterior and apical margins of forewing with a series of amber infuscations ( Fig.1 View FIGURE1 ); male gonocoxite 9 with four apical spines ( Fig. 2d View FIGURE 2 )................................................................................ T. umbrata   n. sp.

- Forewing nearly entirely hyaline; gonocoxite 9 with five or six apical spines....................................... 3

3. Area between CuA and posterior wing margin of both wings with membrane and venation light yellow ( Ardila-Camacho & García 2015, Figs. 12a, b); forefemur completely yellow; male gonocoxite 9 with five apical spines ( Ardila-Camacho & García 2015, Fig. 13c)......................................................... T. gorgonensis Ardila-Camacho, 2015  

- Area between CuA and posterior wing margin of both wings with venation alternating brown and yellow and membrane hyaline; forefemur yellow but brown infuscated dorsolaterally ( Ardila-Camacho & García 2015, Figs. 9b, c View FIGURE 9 ); male gonocoxite with six apical spines......................................................... T. andina Ardila-Camacho, 2015