Paryphosmylus Krüger, 1913,

Martins, Caleb Califre, Ardila-Camacho, Adrian & Aspöck, Ulrike, 2016, Neotropical osmylids (Neuroptera, Osmylidae): Three new species of Isostenosmylus Krüger, 1913, new distributional records, redescriptions, checklist and key for the Neotropical species, Zootaxa 4149 (1), pp. 1-66: 11

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Paryphosmylus Krüger, 1913


Paryphosmylus Krüger, 1913 

This genus contains only one species, P. ornatus Krüger, 1913  , and it is known only from its type specimen. Paryphosmylus  can be distinguished from Gryposmylus Krüger  because a narrow costal field of forewing, in Gryposmylus  it is strongly widened at base ( Ghosh 2000). Moreover, this genus is separated from Heterosmylus Krüger  , by the presence of numerous amber suffusions inside cells of forewing, amber spots surrounding crossveins in both wings; forewing with Rs cells narrowed and elongated, Rs+MA short, two crossveins before of separation of MA from Rs and basal piece of MA in the hindwing sinuous. In Heterosmylus  wings are predominantly hyaline, Rs cells of forewing short and slightly widened, Rs+MA elongated, a single crossvein before of separation of MA from Rs and basal piece of MA of hindwing short and nearly straight ( Nakahara 1955; Ghosh 2000).