Atrichobrunettia (Polibrunettia) bispinata Bravo

Bravo, Freddy, 2006, The taxonomy of Neotropical Brunettiina (Diptera, Psychodidae, Psychodinae, Mormiini), with descriptions of ten new species from Brazil and comments on the generic classification of the subtribe, Zootaxa 1134, pp. 1-28: 21

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Atrichobrunettia (Polibrunettia) bispinata Bravo

sp. nov.

Atrichobrunettia (Polibrunettia) bispinata Bravo   , sp. nov. ( Figs. 28–30 View FIGURES 27 – 33 )

Type material. BRAZIL, Amazonas, Purupuru, Estrada Nunes de Melo Km. 8, holotype male, 30.XI. 1998, without collector’s name ( INPA); 9 paratype males, same locality and date as holotype ( INPA).

Etymology. bispinata Latin   , refers to the format of the parameres.

Diagnosis. Radial fork apical to medial fork; parameres triangular, divergent. Aedeagal apodeme wider anteriorly, ending before gonocoxal bridge.

Description. Male. Eyes separated by 0.5 facet diameters; interocular suture complete; antenna with 14 flagellomeres; scape cylindrical, 1.5 X length of pedicel; pedicel spherical; flagellomeres nodiform, asymmetrical, 14 th smaller than preceding, with apiculis; ascoids not visible. Palpus formula = 1.0: 3.1:3.0: 3.8. Wing with short Sc; radial fork apical to medial fork ( Fig. 28 View FIGURES 27 – 33 ). Male terminalia ( Figs. 29, 30 View FIGURES 27 – 33 ): sternite 9 U­shaped; post­hypandrial plate 1 / 2 length of gonocoxite. Gonostyle 1.5 X length of gonocoxite. Sternite 10 triangular. Tergite 10 triangular. Cercus with 9 or 10 apical tenacula with rounded tips. Parameres long, well sclerotized, divergent. Aedeagal apodeme wide, ending before gonocoxal bridge.

Distribution. Brazil, Amazonas (Purupuru).


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia