Blepharicera

Kang, Zehui & Yang, Ding, 2014, Species of Blepharicera Macquart from China with descriptions of two new species (Diptera: Blephariceridae), Zootaxa 3866 (3), pp. 421-434: 422

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Blepharicera
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Key to males of Blepharicera   from China

(Lacking of B. uenoi Kitakami   )

1. Ventral lobe of outer gonostylus broadened apically, membranous and glabrous ( Kitakami, 1937: figs 7, 8).... B. taiwanica  

- Ventral lobe of outer gonostylus not broadened apically, narrow apically and sclerotized ( Figs 3, 4 View FIGURES 3 – 5 , 8, 9 View FIGURES 8 – 11 , 14, 15 View FIGURES 14 – 15 , 18, 19 View FIGURES 18 – 20 , 23, 24 View FIGURES 23 – 26 )................................................................................................... 2

2. Upper division of eyes large, at least 1 / 2 the size of lower division ( Figs 12 View FIGURES 12 – 13 , 21 View FIGURES 21 – 22 )................................... 3

- Upper division of eyes small, at most 1 / 10 the size of lower division ( Figs 1 View FIGURES 1 – 2 , 6 View FIGURES 6 – 7 , 16 View FIGURES 16 – 17 )................................. 4

3. Rs slightly curved medially, a little longer than r-m; eEpandrium rectangular, posterior margin not round; hypandrium triangu- lar in dorsal view, forming a elliptic sclerite in lateral view ( Figs 22 View FIGURES 21 – 22 , 23, 24, 25 View FIGURES 23 – 26 )......................... B. macropyga  

- Rs straight, as long as r-m; epandrium semicircular, posterior margin rounded; hypandrium trapezoidal in dorsal view, not forming a elliptic sclerite in lateral view ( Figs 13 View FIGURES 12 – 13 , 14, 15 View FIGURES 14 – 15 ).................................... B. hainanensis   sp. nov.

4. Outer gonostylus swollen and slightly notched apically in lateral view ( Figs 3, 4 View FIGURES 3 – 5 , 18, 19 View FIGURES 18 – 20 )............................. 5

- Outer gonostylus bilobate and strongly notched apically in lateral view ( Figs 8, 9 View FIGURES 8 – 11 )....................... B. dimorphops  

5. Each lobe of cercus tapered apically ( Fig 3 View FIGURES 3 – 5 )......................................................... B. asiatica  

- Each lobe of cercus round apically ( Figs 18, 19 View FIGURES 18 – 20 )............................................................ 6

6. Last flagellomere subequal in length to penultimate flagellomere; posterior margin of epandrium concave medially, V-shaped; cercal lobes conical, round apically ( Figs 16 View FIGURES 16 – 17 , 18, 19 View FIGURES 18 – 20 )......................................... B. hebeiensis   sp. nov.

- Last flagellomere 1.5 times as long as penultimate flagellomere; posterior margin of epandrium truncate; cercal lobes semicir- cular ( Kiakami 1950: fig 47)................................................................... B. yamasalii