Psychomasina armata Ježek, 2004, Jezek, 2004

Kvifte, Gunnar M., 2015, Review of the genus Psychomasina (Diptera: Psychodidae: Psychodinae), with descriptions of two new species, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae (suppl.) 55 (2), pp. 495-503: 497

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Psychomasina armata Ježek, 2004


Psychomasina armata Ježek, 2004  

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Material examined. HOLOTYPE: ♁, ‘ MADAGASCAR: Toamasina, 2.5 km SE of Amboditafonana (17° 27’37’’ S 48° 45’36’’ E), 850 m. a.s.l., 28.–30.I.2000, P. Chvojka leg. (blacklight)ʼ. (coll. National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic, slide cat. no. 34241). GoogleMaps  

Diagnostic characters. Psychomasina armata   can be distinguished from all other Psychomasina   species on the eyebridges separated by two facet diameters, wing veins R 3, M3 and CuA2 with subapical oval expansions, the gonostylus distinctly hooked terminally and the phallomeres of the aedeagus lack lateral spines but has a row of mesal teeth ( JEŽEK 2004: Figs 31, 33, 35, 42; see also from TKOČ et al. 2014).


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