Climaciella porosa Hoffman, 2002

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian & García, Alexander, 2015, Mantidflies of Colombia (Neuroptera, Mantispidae), Zootaxa 3937 (3), pp. 401-455 : 435-436

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3937.3.1

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5633449

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Climaciella porosa Hoffman, 2002
status

 

Climaciella porosa Hoffman, 2002

( Figs. 20 View FIGURE 20 a‒f, 25, Map 4)

Climaciella porosa Hoffman, 2002: 256 ; Ohl 2004: 167 (cat.). Holotype: male, Costa Rica ( CHAH), not studied.

Specimens examined. Colombia: Valle del Cauca: Anchicayá, 400 m, 10.III. 1983, J. Quintero (1 ♂ —MUSENUV).

Diagnosis. Head predominantly reddish brown ( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 c), antenna reddish brown with scape and pedicel reddish brown, flagellum light brown in the basal half, the remaining articles light reddish, with some apical flagellomeres yellow ( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 c). Prothorax straight in lateral view with a distinctive hump in the dorsomedial region ( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 b). Pterothorax dark reddish brown ( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 a). Forefemur dark reddish brown ( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 e). Wings with the anterior half light amber, the remainder of the membrane hyaline ( Fig. 20 View FIGURE 20 f).

Remarks. Adults of this species have been captured in March, May and June. Its altitudinal range is between 50 and 400 m. Miranda (2007) reported two Climaciella morphs, from Panama, associated with two species of spiders, Cupiennius granadensis (Keyserling) ( Ctenidae ) and Argiope argentata (Fabricius) ( Araneidae ), one of them is illustrated ( Figure 16 View FIGURE 16 ) showing the body pigmentation pattern and the pronotal hump distinctive of C. porosa , although he does not specify which one of these spider species it is associated with. This species is recorded from Colombia for the first time.

Distribution. Colombia, Costa Rica.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Neuroptera

Family

Mantispidae

Genus

Climaciella

Loc

Climaciella porosa Hoffman, 2002

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian & García, Alexander 2015
2015
Loc

Climaciella porosa

Ohl 2004: 167
Hoffman 2002: 256
2002