Tomosvaryella subvirescens ( Loew, 1872 )

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: 54-57

publication ID

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5222682

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scientific name

Tomosvaryella subvirescens ( Loew, 1872 )
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Tomosvaryella subvirescens ( Loew, 1872)  

Figs 93–102 View FIGURES 93–102 , 133 View FIGURE 133

Pipunculus subvirescens Loew, 1872: 87   ; Hough 1899: 84; Cresson, 1911; 314, figs 104, 130, 175; Knowlton 1936: 245; Hardy, 1943: 178, pl 17, figs 101 a–b; Aczél, 1948: 10, 16, 22, 24–27, 166; 1952: 249; Hardy, 1950: 49; 1956: 4; 1959: 41; 1961: 171; 1962: 266; 1966: 64; 1971: 86; 1975: 305; 1980: 487; 1989: 436; Scarbrough & Knutson, 1989: 526, 528; Ale-Rocha, 1996: 183, figs 144–151; Rafael & Ale-Rocha, 2004: 16; Ale-Rocha & Souza, 2011: 295, figs 30, 91–93; Rodriguez & Rafael, 2012: 14, 27, 29, 34, 35, 38, 40, 41; Rafael & Rodriguez, 2016: 454, 455.

Pipunculus aridus Williston, 1893: 78   synonymized by Hough, 1899: 78.

Pipunculus albiseta Cresson, 1911: 318   , fig. 99 synonymized by Hardy 1943: 178.

Pipunculus insularis Cresson, 1911: 317   , figs 41, 105, 106, 169 synonymized by Hardy 1943: 178.

Pipunculus metallescens Malloch, 1912: 298   , fig. 4 synonymized by Hardy 1943: 178.

Pipunculus similans Becker, 1924: 15   synonymized by Hardy 1943: 178.

Pipunculus knowltoni Hardy, 1939: 20   , figs 5 a–d synonymized by Hardy 1943: 178.

Diagnosis. Male. Body shiny ( Fig. 95 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Hind trochanter ventrally slightly elevated, white-setose ( Fig. 94 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Tergites and sternites 6 and 7 as in Fig. 95 View FIGURES 93–102 . Syntergosternite 8 symmetrical, sub-he mispherical ( Figs 96–97 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Surstyli asymmetrical, right surstylus wider than left, with distinct external sub-median lobe ( Figs 96–97 View FIGURES 93–102 ), when seen in lateral view both somewhat short and wide ( Figs 98–99 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Apex of phallic guide thickened, elongated, angled at about 45 degrees ( Fig. 100 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Phallus with ejaculatory ducts elongated, one ejaculatory duct somewhat coiled and noticable thicker than the other two ( Fig. 100 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Ejaculatory apodeme fan-shaped ( Fig. 101 View FIGURES 93–102 ). Gonopods subsymmetrical ( Fig. 102 View FIGURES 93–102 ).

Material examined. COLOMBIA, Boyacá, SFF[Santuario de Fauna y Flora] Iguaque , 5º26’N / 73º27’W, 2600 m [eters], Malaise, 01–16.xii.2001, A. Roberto leg, “M2582” (1♂, IAvH) (photographed specimen); “ idem, GoogleMaps   Antioquia, Envigado, Separador vial sector bodegas Éxito- Pirelli , Zona industrial, Jama , 6,16913N / 75,60201W, 15.ago[viii]–01.sep[ix].2017, J. Torres-Toro (1♂, LEUA –161730)”. GoogleMaps  

Geographical distribution. Species widely distributed in the Palearctic regions, Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Australian, Nearctic and Neotropical, Mexico Bahamas, Belize ( Ale-Rocha & Rafael 1995), Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominica; Jamaica; Nicaragua; Puerto Rico; Colombia ( Rodriguez & Rafael 2012), Antioquia, Envigado; Boyacá, Santuario de Fauna y Flora Iguaque ( Fig. 133 View FIGURE 133 ).

Habitat. The specimens were collected with Malaise traps at ground level at the Santuario de Fauna y Flora Iguaque reserve, in tropical dry forest of the Northeast region, and in urban areas at Envigado, Antioquia Andean region of Colombia.

Comments. It is one of the most common species of this genus in the Neotropical Region. The specimens collected are identical to the holotype illustrated by Ale-Rocha (1996).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Pipunculidae

Genus

Tomosvaryella

Loc

Tomosvaryella subvirescens ( Loew, 1872 )

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

Pipunculus subvirescens

Knowlton, G. F. 1936: 245
Hough, G. 1899: 84
Loew, E. 1872: 87
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