Valimia corpulenta ( Clay, 1938 ), Gustafsson & Zou, 2020

Gustafsson, Daniel R. & Zou, Fasheng, 2020, Descriptions of three congeneric species of chewing lice of the Oxylipeurus-complex (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) from the turkey, Meleagris gallopavo, including a new genus and a new species, Zootaxa 4801 (3), pp. 488-512: 494

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4801.3.4

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scientific name

Valimia corpulenta ( Clay, 1938 )
status

new combination

Valimia corpulenta ( Clay, 1938)   new combination

( Figures 1–11 View FIGURES 1–2 View FIGURES 3–4 View FIGURES 5–10 View FIGURE 11 )

Oxylipeurus corpulentus Clay, 1938: 183   , figs 37b, 38, 39a; pl. XII, fig. 1.

Reticulipeurus corpulentus (Clay)   ; Kéler 1958: 332.

Oxylipeurus corpulentus Clay, 1938   ; Price et al. 2003: 203.

Type host: Meleagris gallopavo merriami   Nelson, 1900—turkey.

Type locality. Texas, United States   .

Description. Male. As in Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1–2 . Head structure, shape, and chaetotaxy as in Fig. 5 View FIGURES 5–10 ; s 3–4 View FIGURES 3–4 and s 8 View FIGURES 5–10 absent. Preantennal area comparatively broad. Antennae as in Fig. 5 View FIGURES 5–10 . Lateral margins of temples clearly convex. Thoracic and abdominal segments, reticulation patterns, and chaetotaxy as in Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1–2 ; pronotum with transverse band of intense reticulation in anterior half; pteronotum with median section less intensely reticulated. Abdominal segment XI with large lateral lobes, slightly longer than abdominal segments IX+X. Stylus of subgenital plate extends beyond distal margin of abdomen ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 3–4 ). Male genitalia as in Figs 7–10 View FIGURES 5–10 . Basal apodeme slender, with slightly concave lateral margins and diffuse proximal end. Mesosome ( Fig. 9 View FIGURES 5–10 , non-everted) long, anterior margin deeply concave, distal and lateral margins with extensive, laterally continuous rugose area interrupted medianly; gonopore as in Fig. 9 View FIGURES 5–10 (noneverted) and Fig. 10 View FIGURES 5–10 (everted). Parameres ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 5–10 ) with distinct lateral ridge except on anterior end; and a distinct twist on distal third; pst1 not visible, pst2 terminal microseta. Measurements in Table 2.

Female. As in fig. 2. Head sensilla largely as in male, except s7, s9 absent. Antennae as in Fig. 6 View FIGURES 5–10 . Thoracic and abdominal segments, reticulation patterns, and chaetotaxy as in Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1–2 . Ventral terminalia as in Fig. 4 View FIGURES 3–4 . Anterior half of subgenital plate with a median posterior elongation and a distal yoke-shaped thickening with less distinctly sclerotised postero-lateral extensions. Vulval margin u-shaped, narrowly and deeply concave. Subvulval plates with short, slender anterior ends. Measurements in Table 2.

Type material examined. Paratypes 7♂, 4♀, Texas [ U.S.A.], Oct. 1900, R   . Meinertzhagen , bird 3148, Brit. Mus. 1971-171, NHMUK010682376–7 View Materials , NHMUK010682380 View Materials ( NHML)   . 2♂, 1♀, same data, bird ID 3147, NHMUK010682378–9 View Materials ( NHML)   .

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Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

NHML

Natural History Museum, Tripoli

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phthiraptera

Family

Philopteridae

Genus

Valimia

Loc

Valimia corpulenta ( Clay, 1938 )

Gustafsson, Daniel R. & Zou, Fasheng 2020
2020
Loc

Oxylipeurus corpulentus

Price, R. D. & Hellenthal, R. A. & Palma, R. L. 2003: 203
2003
Loc

Reticulipeurus corpulentus (Clay)

Keler, S. von 1958: 332
1958
Loc

Oxylipeurus corpulentus

Clay, T. 1938: 183
1938