Neoempheria ferruginea

Sueyoshi, Masahiro, 2014, Taxonomy of fungus gnats allied to Neoempheria ferruginea (Brunetti, 1912) (Diptera: Mycetophilidae), with descriptions of 11 new species from Japan and adjacent areas, Zootaxa 3790 (1), pp. 139-164: 162

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Neoempheria ferruginea
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Key to species allied to Neoempheria ferruginea   in Japan

1. Scutum with 5 dark brown stripes (Fig. 1 a –l). Wing cell r 1 more than 4 times as long as wide. Anterior margin of wing tinged with yellow, distinct from other hyaline parts of wing, apical halves of wing cells r 4 and cua 2 filled with dark brown marks ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 a –l). Male T 9 with pair of dorsal projections bearing numerous setae on ventral side ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 a, b). Dorsal projection not articu- lated with T 9, tapered to apex ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 a, b). Female 8 th and following abdominal segments shorter than 7 th abdominal segment.................................................................................................... 2

- Scutum with 0–3 dark brown stripes. Wing cell r 1 less than 2 times as long as wide. Wing marks different from above pattern, wing with transverse dark marks or entirely clouded. Male T 9 with or without pair of projections bearing numerous setae on ventral side. Relative length of female 8 th and following abdominal segments to 7 th abdominal segment variable........................................................................................ other species of Neoempheria  

2. Male gonostylus thick, with apical half less than 2 times long as wide (ex. Figs. 11 View FIGURE 11 b, 18 b). S 9 broad, at least 1 / 3 as wide as long (ex. Figs. 11 View FIGURE 11 a, 18 a). Gonocoxites separate ventrally by distance equal to width of S 9. Aedeagus with pair of ventral projec- tions, bifurcated at apex (ex. Figs. 11 View FIGURE 11 a, 18 a). Female S 7 with strong setae distinct from other surrounding setae on posterior margin ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 e). Entire female S 8 plus gonocoxite 8 quadrate in ventral view ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 f: S 8 and gc 8)..................... 3

- Male gonostylus slender, apical 1 / 3 broadened (ex. Figs. 9 View FIGURE 9 b, 10 b). S 9 narrow, less than 1 / 5 as wide as long (ex. Figs. 9 View FIGURE 9 a, 10 a). Gonocoxites separated ventrally by less than width of S 9. Aedeagus without projections, dilated at apex, with sclerotized part bent ventrally (ex. Figs. 9 View FIGURE 9 a, 10 a). Female S 7 with triangular incision on median posterior margin ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 d) and uniform setae on posterior margin ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 c). Female S 8 triangular in ventral view ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 d)....................................... 8

3. Male................................................................................................ 4

- Female............................................................................................. 7

4. Sternite 9 without sternal projections, visible in ventral view as black quadrate sclerite ( Fig. 16 View FIGURE 16 c)........... N. latisternata  

- Sternite 9 with pair of sternal projections (ex. Figs. 11 View FIGURE 11 a, 16 a)................................................... 5

5. Sternal projection of S 9 with blunt apex ( Fig. 18 View FIGURE 18 a)............................................... N. sakhalinensis  

- Sternal projection of S 9 tapered to apex ( Figs. 11 View FIGURE 11 a, 16 a)....................................................... 6

6. Sternal projection of S 9 extended posteriorly ( Fig. 16 View FIGURE 16 a)............................................. N. forficulata  

- Sternal projection of S 9 extended anteriorly ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 a)............................................. N. bisecuriata  

7. Gonapophysis 9 with 2 ventral sublateral ridges ( Fig. 18 View FIGURE 18 e). 9 th gonocoxite without projections........... N. sakhalinensis  

- Gonapophysis 9 with a single ventromedial ridge ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 e). 9 th gonocoxite with distinct projection, upward at apex ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11 e)........................................................................................... N. bisecuriata  

8. Male............................................................................................... 9

- Female............................................................................................ 16

9. Gonocoxite without gonocoxal lobe (ex. Figs. 10 View FIGURE 10 a, 17 a)..................................................... 10

- Gonocoxite with gonocoxal lobe (ex. Figs. 9 View FIGURE 9 a, 14 c)......................................................... 14

10. Sternite 9 with sternal projection (ex. Figs. 10 View FIGURE 10 a, 14 a)......................................................... 11

- Sternite 9 without sternal projection ( Fig. 17 View FIGURE 17 a)...................................................... N. muticata  

11. Sternal projection of S 9 with apex flattened dorso-ventrally ( Figs. 10 View FIGURE 10 a, 12 a)..................................... 12

- Sternal projection of S 9 keel-like in shape, with blunt apex ( Figs. 13 View FIGURE 13 a, 14 a)....................................... 13

12. Sternal projection of S 9 with bifurcate apex, visible in lateral view ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 b)............................. N. bifurcata  

- Sternal projection of S 9 with round apex, invisible in lateral view ( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 b)......................... N. brevispathulata  

13. Sternal projection of S 9 broad ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 a), distinctly tinged with black................................... N. carinata  

- Sternal projection of S 9 narrow ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 a), tinged with yellow to brown.................................… N. cuneata  

14. Gonocoxal lobe round or blunt at apical outer margin ( Figs. 9 View FIGURE 9 a, 15 a)............................................. 15

- Gonocoxal lobe with 2 dentations at apex ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 c)................................................ N. denticulata  

15. Gonocoxal lobe round at apical margin ( Fig. 15 View FIGURE 15 a)..................................................... N. dilatata  

- Gonocoxal lobe with blunt apical margin ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 a).................................................. N. biceltisuta  

16. Gonapophysis 8 round at apex ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 c)................................................................. 17

- Gonapophysis 8 quadrate or acute at apex ( Figs. 9 View FIGURE 9 c, 15 c)..................................................... 18

17. Gonapophysis 9 with a single ventromedial ridge ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 e)........................................... N. bifurcata  

- Gonapophysis 9 with 2 ventral sublateral ridges ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 d)............................................. N. carinata  

18. Gonapophysis 8 serrate at dorsal apex ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 c). Gonapophysis 9 with indistinct 2 ventral sublateral ridges ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 e)................................................................................................... N. biceltisuta  

- Gonapophysis 8 smooth at dorsal apex ( Fig. 15 View FIGURE 15 c). Gonapophysis 9 with a single ventromedial ridge ( Fig. 15 View FIGURE 15 e).... N. dilatata