Tomosvaryella scopulata Hardy, 1963

Ramos-Pastrana, Yardany & Rafael, José Albertino, 2021, Tomosvaryella Aczél (Diptera: Pipunculidae) of Colombia, with description of two new species, Zootaxa 4985 (1), pp. 37-68: 50

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4985.1.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5B23C14A-C7AB-4F22-B0A8-79E700F29FFF

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4929080

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/507C87C0-CD61-1C40-EEEA-3D15FC06F815

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scientific name

Tomosvaryella scopulata Hardy, 1963
status

 

Tomosvaryella scopulata Hardy, 1963  

Figs 73–82 View FIGURES 73–82 , 133 View FIGURE 133

Tomosvaryella scopulata Hardy, 1963: 262   , figs 1 i–l; 1965b: 64, figs 24 f, g; 1966: 8; Scarbrough & Knutson, 1989: 536, figs 4 a–d; Ale-Rocha & Rafael, 1995: 409; De Meyer, 1996: 93; Ale-Rocha, 1996: 181; Rafael & Ale-Rocha, 2004: 16; Ale-Rocha & Souza, 2011: 293, 297, figs 27, 86; Rodriguez & Rafael, 2012: 27, 33, 35, 39; Rafael & Rodriguez, 2016: 454, 455.

Diagnosis. Male. Postcranium with lower half grayish-pruinose, upper half brownish-pruinose ( Fig. 73 View FIGURES 73–82 ). Hind trochanter with small triangular protuberance ( Fig. 74 View FIGURES 73–82 ). Tergites and sternites 6 and 7 as in Fig. 75 View FIGURES 73–82 . Surstyli asymmetrical, robust with laterobasal lobe setulose; apex somewhat apically truncated in dorsal view, right surstylus slightly shorter ( Figs 76–77 View FIGURES 73–82 ), both surstyli with tips slightly downward-directed when seen in lateral view ( Figs 78–79 View FIGURES 73–82 ). Apex of phallic guide short, angled at about 30 degrees ( Fig. 80 View FIGURES 73–82 ). Phallus with one ejaculatory duct with three spines reclined, the other two ducts without spine ( Fig. 80 View FIGURES 73–82 ). Ejaculatory apodeme shortened, distally truncated ( Fig. 81 View FIGURES 73–82 ). Gonopods subsymmetrical, right gonopod slightly longer ( Fig. 82 View FIGURES 73–82 ).

Material examined. COLOMBIA, Bolivar, SFF[Santuario de Fauna y Flora] Los Colorados, Villa Roca , 9º54’N / 75º07’W, 180 m [eters], Malaise, 24.ix–9.xi.2001, E. Deulufeut leg, “M2419”, (1♂, IAvH)” (photographed specimen); “ idem GoogleMaps   , Vichada, PNN[Parque Nacional Natural] Tuparro, Pie Cerro Tomas , 5º21’N / 67º51’W, 250 m [eters], 22.v.–3.vi.2001, W. Villalba leg “M1792” (1♂, LEUA)” GoogleMaps   .

Geographical distribution. Argentina; Cuba; Dominica; Mexico; Nicaragua; ( Rodriguez & Rafael 2012); Colombia, Bolivar, Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Colorados; Vichada, Parque Nacional Natural Tuparro ( Fig. 133 View FIGURE 133 ).

Habitat. The specimens were collected with Malaise traps at ground level in areas of tropical dry forest in the Caribbean region, at the Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Colorados and Parque Nacional Natural Los Colorados, where the vegetation is composed of gallery forest with low elevation of the canopy from the ground in the Orinoco region of Colombia.

Comments. The specimens collected are similar to the holotype illustrated by Ale-Rocha & Rafael (1995), differing only in the length, which exceeds in 1.16 mm that of the holotype.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Pipunculidae

Genus

Tomosvaryella

Loc

Tomosvaryella scopulata Hardy, 1963

Ramos-Pastrana, Yardany & Rafael, José Albertino 2021
2021
Loc

Tomosvaryella scopulata

Rafael, J. A. & Rodriguez, H. C. 2016: 454
Rodriguez, H. C. & Rafael, J. A. 2012: 27
Ale-Rocha, R. & Souza, B. B. 2011: 293
Rafael, J. A. & Ale-Rocha, R. 2004: 16
De Meyer, M. 1996: 93
Ale-Rocha, R. 1996: 181
Ale-Rocha, R. & Rafael, J. A. 1995: 409
Scarbrough, A. G. & Knutson, L. V. 1989: 536
Hardy, D. E. 1963: 262
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