Dicromantispa debilis ( Gerstaecker, 1888 )

Ardila-Camacho, Adrian & García, Alexander, 2015, Mantidflies of Colombia (Neuroptera, Mantispidae), Zootaxa 3937 (3), pp. 401-455 : 440

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

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5633455

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scientific name

Dicromantispa debilis ( Gerstaecker, 1888 )
status

 

Dicromantispa debilis ( Gerstaecker, 1888)

( Fig. 26 View FIGURE 26 , Map 5)

Mantispa debilis Gerstaecker, 1888: 114 . Holotype: sex unknown, Brazil, Pará ( EMAU), not studied. Mantispa (Mantispilla) lineaticollis Enderlein, 1910 ; Machado & Rafael 2010: 12 (syn.).

Mantispilla debilis var. nuda Stitz 1913 ; Ohl 2004: 168 (syn.).

Dicromantispa debilis ; Hoffman 2002: 259 (diag.); Ohl 2004: 168 (cat.); Machado & Rafael 2010: 12 View Cited Treatment (redesc.).

Specimens examined. Colombia: Boyacá: Santa María, 21.X. 2006, 850 m, J. Arias, direct collection (1 ♂ — UPTC); Caldas: Cañaveral, La Mula, 260 m, I. 2002, E. Martínez (1 ♀— MEFLG); Córdoba: San Antero, Bahía Cispata, 15.III. 2000, G. Alba, Manglar (1 ♀‒ ICN); Magdalena: Guairaca Abanico Aluvial, NNP Tayrona, 10.III. 1978, C. Kugler (1 ♀—IAvH-E- 104899); NNP Tayrona, 23.VII. 1977, C. Kugler (1 ♂ —IAvH-E- 10); Meta: Sierra de la Macarena, 500 m, L. Ritcher (1 ♀— ICN).

Diagnosis. Forefemur dark brown on the inner surface, light brown on the outer surface. Forewing base amber; hindwing with costal field hyaline. Male ectoproct with ventromedial lobe well sclerotized, flattened and plateshaped, on the dorsal surface covered with 5‒12 short and thick setae, posteroventrally slender, elongated with 6‒13 setae at apex. Gonarcal membrane with small patch of spinules, anteriorly extended from the level of apex of mediuncus to beyond of its mid-length.

Remarks. Adults of this species are often captured in light traps at any time of year. Its altitudinal distribution in Colombia ranges between 260 and 850 m. Dicromantispa debilis is reported from Boyacá, Caldas, Cordoba and Magdalena for the first time.

Distribution. Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad, Tobago, Venezuela.

EMAU

Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universitat Greifswald

MEFLG

Museo Entomologico Francisco Luis Gallego

ICN

Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Museo de Historia Natural

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Neuroptera

Family

Mantispidae

Genus

Dicromantispa

Loc

Dicromantispa debilis ( Gerstaecker, 1888 )

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

Mantispilla debilis

Ohl 2004: 168
2004
Loc

Dicromantispa debilis

Machado 2010: 12
Ohl 2004: 168
Hoffman 2002: 259
2002
Loc

Mantispa debilis

Machado 2010: 12
Gerstaecker 1888: 114
1888