Simulium (Inaequalium) botulibranchium Lutz

Hernandez, Luis Miguel, Dias, Antonio Paulino Andrade De Luna, Maia-Herzog, Marilza & Shelley, Anthony John, 2006, Taxonomy of Simulium (Inaequalium) petropoliense Coscarón (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Brazil, with the first description of the male and larva, Zootaxa 1275, pp. 1-20: 15-17

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Simulium (Inaequalium) botulibranchium Lutz
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Simulium (Inaequalium) botulibranchium Lutz  

TYPE MATERIAL Brazil

Rio de Janeiro State Slide

[Without locality, date, or collector’s name.]— 1 pupal exuviae [LECTOTYPE] ( IOC, no. 12.038) [The slide has several labels: 1 —White, handwritten label “ Simulium botulibranchium Lutz   ”; 2 —White “ 12.038, Bd 103 ”. It also has a white label “ 312 ”. We have added other labels: A white, handwritten label by L.M.Hernández “ Lectotype designated by d’Andretta & d’Andretta 1947: 161 ” and “Photographed Parts of gill, cocoon weave, frontoclypeus trichomes L.M.Hernández 2003 ”.] [The locality information “Rio de Janeiro State, Morro do Observatorio, Petrópolis, collector A. Lutz, 1910 ” has been given by D’Andretta & D’Andretta (1947).]

OTHER MATERIAL

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro State

Pinned

Petrópolis, stream from mountain at km 85 towards Rio, (site 1687, D 25), 22 º 31 ’S 44 º 14 ’W; 18.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano)— 2 Ψ, 2 ɗ ( BMNH; IOC). Petrópolis; 11.ix. 1911, [Without collector’ name.] — 2 Ψ (on same pin), 1 ɗ ( IOC, no. 12.476) [The specimens bear a purple label “ Tipo”. We have added a white label “ Simulium botulibranchium Lutz   ? Det. L.M.Hernández”]. Estrada de Rio de Janeiro ao Jardim de Itaipava, BR040, BR040, first cachoeira after Alto da Mozela, (site 1695); 22.iii. 2005, (L.M.Hernández & A.P.A.Luna Dias) — 1 ɗ (reared) ( IOC). Estrada de Rio de Janeiro ao Jardim de Itaipava, BR040, cachoeira in front of Posto Brasão, (site 1696 a –b); 22.iii. 2005, (L.M.Hernández & A.P.A.Luna Dias)— 1 ɗ (reared) ( IOC). Estrada de Rio de Janeiro ao Jardim de Itaipava, BR040, cachoeira in front of Posto Brasão, (site 1697, 5A 1–2); 23.ii. 2005, (L.M.Hernández & A.P.A.Luna Dias)— 1 Ψ, 1 ɗ (reared) ( IOC). Petrópolis, stream from mountain at Km 85 towards Rio, (site 1687); 20.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano) – 1 ɗ (reared) ( IOC).

Slide

[Without locality information, date, or collector’s name.]— 1 ɗ (only genitalia and one hind leg) ( IOC, no. 12.037, Bd. 103) [The slide bears a handwritten label “ S. botulibranchium   ɗ Typo” and a printed, white label “ 311 ”. We have added other labels: a white label “Digitally photographed hind leg, gonostyle + gonocoxite. Taken by L.M.Hernández BMNH 2003 ” and a white label “ Simulium botulibranchium Lutz   ? Det. L.M.Hernández.]. Petrópolis, stream from mountain at km 85 towards Rio, (site 1687, D 25), 22 º 31 ’S, 44 º 14 ’W; 18.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano)— 1 Ψ, 1 ɗ (reared), 1 pupa, 2 larvae ( BMNH).

Spirit

Petrópolis, stream from mountain at km 85 towards Rio, (site 1687, D 25), 22 º 31 ’S, 44 º 14 ’W; 18.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano) —numerous pupae ( BMNH; IOC). Estrada de Rio de Janeiro ao Jardim de Itaipava, BR040, cachoeira in front of Posto Brasão, (site 1696 ab); 22.iii. 2005, (L.M.Hernández & A.P.A.Luna Dias)— 2 pupae ( BMNH). Estrada de Rio de Janeiro ao Jardim de Itaipava, BR040, cachoeira in front of Posto Brasão, (site 1697 ab); 23.iii. 2005, (L.M.Hernández & A.P.A.Luna Dias)— several pupae, larvae ( BMNH; IOC).

São Paulo State

Pinned

Nth. Serra da Bocaina, (loc 22); 15–18.v. 1979, (R.W.Crosskey & A.J.Shelley) — 1 Ψ (reared, only thorax; head, wings, legs, abdomen, and genitalia on slide) ( BMNH, BM 1979 ­ 258). S. José do Barreiro, Nascente na Faz. S. Sebastião da Cachoeira, (site 1675, D 13); 18.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano) — 1 Ψ ( IOC). Fazenda Pau d’Alho; 22.vi. 1947, (Marino & Pereira)— 1 ɗ (reared) ( AMNH) [Determined by S. Coscarón 79]. Km 52 on SP 183, NW. Cruzeiro, Cascade, Serra da Mantiqueira, (site 462); 18.v. 1979, (A.J.Shelley & A.P.A.Luna Dias) — 1 Ψ (reared, only thorax; head, wings, legs, abdomen, and genitalia on slide) ( BMNH, B.M. 1979 – 580). Obiti; 23.iv. 1956, [Without collector’s name.]— 1 Ψ, 1 ɗ (reared, pupa in spirit) ( BMNH; Ψ no. 1330, ɗ no. 1331).

Slide

Serra da Bocaina, (loc 22); 15–18.v. 1979, (R.W.Crosskey & A.J.Shelley)— 1 Ψ (reared, only head, wings, legs, abdomen, and genitalia; thorax pinned) ( BMNH, BM 1979 ­ 258). Km 52 on SP 183, NW. Cruzeiro, Cascade, Serra da Mantiqueira, (site 462); 18.v. 1979, (A.J.Shelley & A.P.A.Luna Dias) — 2 Ψ (reared, head, wings, legs, abdomen, and genitalia; thorax pinned) ( BMNH, B.M. 1979 ­ 580).

Spirit

Boraceia; 30.x. 1979, (Coscarón) —several pupae, larvae ( BMNH). Obiti; 23.iv. 1956, [Without collector’s name.]— 2 pupae (Ψ, ɗ pinned) ( BMNH; Ψ no. 1330, ɗ no. 1331). S. José do Barreiro, cachoeira going to Arapeí, (site 1673, D 11); 17.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano)— 1 pupa ( IOC). S. José do Barreiro, 3 rd un­named stream after waterfall to Arapeí, (site 1672, D 10), 20 º00’S 47 º 48 W; 3.viii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias, P.R.Garritano)—several pupae ( BMNH). S. José do Barreiro, stream at 500 m from site 1676, returning to Arapeí, (site 1677, D 15); 18.iii. 2004, (A.J.Shelley, A.P.A.Luna Dias & P.R.Garritano)— 1 pupa ( BMNH).

Pinned

Without country or State [but probably Brazil]. [Without locality, date, or collector’s name.]— 1 Ψ ( AMNH) [The specimen does not bear a locality label, but it bears a white printed label “ 156.29 ” which agrees with the numbering system used by M.A.V. D’Andretta (also known as M.A.Vulcano) in her studies of the Brazilian Simuliidae   ].

IOC

Colecao de Culturas de Fungos do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Simuliidae

Genus

Simulium