Goja tenerife, Carrejo & Obando & Casasola-González & García Aldrete, 2021

Carrejo, Nancy, Obando, Ranulfo González, Casasola-González, José Arturo & García Aldrete, Alfonso N., 2021, New Colombian Goja Navás (Psocodea: ‘ Psocoptera’: Epipsocidae) with peculiar genitalia, and the first Goja with brachypterous male, from Oaxaca, Mexico, Zootaxa 5040 (4), pp. 451-481 : 469

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Goja tenerife

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Goja tenerife   n. sp. Male

( Figs 34–39 View FIGURES 34‒39 )

Diagnosis. It is related to G. meremberg   n. sp., from which it differs by the head pattern, the wing venation, the median posterior process of the hypandrium, the posterior processes of the aedeagal arch, and the shape of the endophallic sclerites (compare Figs 13-14 View FIGURES 13‒18 with Figs 34-35 View FIGURES 34‒39 , 15 View FIGURES 13‒18 with 36, 17 with 38, and 18 with 39 in this paper). Right endophallic sclerite broader and shorter than in G. meremberg   and shorter than in G. garridoi   .

Color (in 80% ethanol). Body brown. Head pattern ( Fig. 36 View FIGURES 34‒39 ), with broad black transverse band between the compound eyes, enclosing the ocellar group and extended to the vertex; forehead, clypeus, genae and postclypeus cream with dark brown spots. Compound eyes dark brown, ocelli hyaline, ocellar triangle black, anteclypeus light brown, postclypeus with convergent oblique striae, labrum light brown, labral sclerites brown. Antennae: scape cream, pedicel and flagella light brown. Maxillary palps light brown. Thorax light brown, pronotum cream, tergal lobes of meso- and metathorax brown, meso- and metapleura brown. Legs: fore- coxae cream, mid- and hind- coxae with outer face light brown, inner face cream; trochanters, femora and tibiae cream; tarsi light brown. Forewings ( Fig. 34 View FIGURES 34‒39 ) hyaline; pterostigma with light brown median and distal bands, veins brown. Hindwings ( Fig. 35 View FIGURES 34‒39 ), hyaline, veins brown. Abdomen light brown. Clunium brown. Hypandrium brown, slightly darkened distally. Phallosome brown, aedeagal arch dark brown. Epiproct and paraprocts light brown.

Morphology. Head: H/MxW: 1.60; compound eyes large, H/D: 3.22; IO/MxW: 0.69. Outer cusp of lacinial tips broad, with nine denticles. Mx4/Mx2: 1.03. Forewings ( Fig. 34 View FIGURES 34‒39 ): FW/W: 2.80; Rs 4-6 branched, M 6-branched. Pterostigma elongate: lp/wp: 6.08, areola postica low, elongate: al/ah: 3.70. Hindwings ( Fig. 35 View FIGURES 34‒39 ): HW/w: 3.08; Rs two or three branched; M 3-4 branched; Rs and M joined by a crossvein. Legs: fore- tarsi without ctenidiobothria; mid- and hind- tarsi with ctenidiobothria. Hypandrium ( Fig. 38 View FIGURES 34‒39 ) broad, setose, with median posterior projection pyramidal in outline. Phallosome ( Fig. 39 View FIGURES 34‒39 ) long, anteriorly concave, side struts straight, widening distally; aedeagal arch posteriorly with a large, almost square process, on each side of the longitudinal midline; endophallic sclerites asymmetric, outer pair long, irregular, distally blunt; inner pair: right one broadly dilated anteriorly, with long, stout arm distally acuminate, left one smaller, wider in the middle, with a sclerotized mesal process directed outward. Paraprocts ( Fig. 37 View FIGURES 34‒39 ) oval, elongate, with setae and macrosetae posteriorly; sensory fields with 36 trichobothria in basal rosettes. Epiproct ( Fig. 37 View FIGURES 34‒39 ) broad, anteriorly straight, rounded posteriorly, one setae mesally, distal setal field as illustrated.

Measurements. FW: 6935, HW: 5090, F: 1575, T: 3035, t1: 1375, t2: 370, ctt1: 47, f1: 1650, f 2: 1425, f3: 1032.5, f4: 677, f5: 375, f6: 350, f7: 292, f8: 287, f9: 255, f10: 242.5, f11: 280, Mx4: 403, IO: 505, D: 360, d: 330, IO/d: 1.53, PO: 0.92.

Specimens studied. Holotype male. COLOMBIA. Valle del Cauca, El Cerrito, Tenerife , 3°44’19.6”N: 76°3’55.5”W, 2847 m., 15.IX.2019, on tree trunk. R. González & N. Carrejo GoogleMaps   . Paratypes: 2 males, El Cerrito, Tenerife, 3°44’19.6”N: 76°3’55.5”W, 2990 m., 5.VII.2019, on tree trunk. R. González GoogleMaps   .

Etymology. The specific epithet refers to the type locality, Tenerife.


Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile