Triplocania diamantina, Moura-Lima & Silva-Neto & Bravo & García-Aldrete, 2021

Moura-Lima, Daniel, Silva-Neto, Alberto Moreira da, Bravo, Freddy & García-Aldrete, Alfonso N., 2021, Triplocania Roesler (Psocodea: ‘ Psocoptera’: Ptiloneuridae): review of the internal classification, new species, and new records for the state of Bahia, Brazil, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (Pap. Avulsos Zool., S. Paulo) 61, pp. 1-11: 2-5

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Triplocania diamantina

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Triplocania diamantina   sp. nov. Male ( Figs. 8-14 View Figures8-14 )

Diagnosis: Forewing pterostigma brown, with a light- er triangular spot in the middle; a pale brown marginal band from R₄₊₅ to the areola postica, a brown spot-on vein ends, from R₂₊₃ to Cu1b, and a brown area distally of 1A ( Fig. 9 View Figures8-14 ). Central piece of the hypandrium anteriorly with a small projection in the middle, posteriorly with two robust projections, with the inner border strongly sclerotized, with two inward-facing processes ( Fig. 12 View Figures8-14 ). Phallosome ( Fig. 13 View Figures8-14 ) with side struts basally fused, U-shaped, not fused to external parameters, mesal sclerite wide, W-shaped, anteriorly strongly sclerotized, with a median concavity, narrow in the middle, then widening, with two stout posterior processes, distally curved inward and with blunt apices. Lateral endophallic sclerites bow-shaped, anteriorly wider, narrowing posteriorly, with apices dilated, bent outward, acuminate.

Color: Compound eyes black, ocelli hyaline, with ochre centripetal crescents, head pattern ( Fig. 8 View Figures8-14 ). Scape pale brown, pedicel pale brown, f1-f3 pale brown, with apices white. Mx4 pale brown. Coxae pale brown, trochanters pale brown in the middle and lighter at the ends, femora proximally pale brown,tibiae pale brown; tarsomeres 1-3 brown. Forewings with pterostigma brown, veins brown ( Fig. 9 View Figures8-14 ). Hindwing hyaline; veins brown ( Fig. 10 View Figures8-14 ).

Morphology: Head vertex slightly concave in the middle, below the level of the compound eyes’ upper border, these without interommatidial setae ( Fig. 8 View Figures8-14 ). Outer cusp of lacinial tips broad, with six denticles ( Fig.11 View Figures8-14 ). Forewing pterostigma wider in the middle, narrow anteriorly; areola postica wide, slanted posteriorly, apically round; M stem slightly concave, M₁ almost straight, M₂ slightly sinuous, M₃ proximally convex, then almost straight to the end, R s stem convex, R₂₊₃ proximally straight then distally concave, R₄₊₅ slightly concave proximally, then almost straight ( Fig. 9 View Figures8-14 ). Hindwing R s stem straight, R₂₊₃ straight, and R₄₊₅ slightly concave proximally,then almost straight, M stem sinuous, proximally slightly convex ( Fig. 10 View Figures8-14 ). Hypandrium ( Fig. 12 View Figures8-14 ) of three sclerites with central piece anteriorly with two less sclerotized circular parts and bristles distributed over the surface, a small projection in the middle, also round. Phallosome ( Fig. 13 View Figures8-14 ). Epiproct concave in connection with the clunium, obtuse on the sides, almost straight at the apex, with three mesal macrosetae ( Fig. 14 View Figures8-14 ). Paraprocts broad, broadly triangular, setose as illustrated; sensory fields with 33 trichobothria on basal rosettes ( Fig. 14 View Figures8-14 ).

Measurements (in microns): FW:3070,HW: 2129,F: 948, T: 1384, t1: 601, t2: 48, t3: 99, f1: 607, f2: 531, f3: 451, Mx4: 215, IO: 271, D: 319, d: 244, PO: 0.76.

Material examined: Holotype male (MZFS). BRAZIL. Bahia. Morro do Chapéu. Morrão. 11°35′35.9″S, 41°11′56.0″W, 02-03.X.2009. Alvim, E., Silva-Neto, A.M., Mota, E & Zacca, T GoogleMaps   . Paratype: 1 male (MZFS). BRAZIL. Bahia. Morro do Chapéu. Lagoa Preta. 23-24.VI.2009. Leg. Silva-Neto, A.M.

Etymology: The specific name refers to the Chapada Diamantina region, in the state of Bahia, where the specimens were found.