Phymatosmylus Adams, 1969,

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: 49

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Phymatosmylus Adams, 1969


Phymatosmylus Adams, 1969 

Most of the forewing crossveins have a single seta borne on a swelling at midpoint of each veinlet; forewing has MP forks in the middle of the length of the wing, CuA anteriorly pectinate and A1 fuses with A2; in male forewing there may be one, two or three nygmata between proximal branch of Rs and MA, sometimes there is one between last two branches of Rs, and a few, between MA and MP; all veins are thickened and filled with granular substance in male forewing, in female only bases of Cu and A1 are slightly thickened. Hindwing has basal piece of MA joining R before the origin of Rs-MA; between last branch of Rs and MA there is a distal nygma, one or two nygmata can be seen in the region between last two branches of Rs. Anterior coxa of female has two irregular rows of pedestalled setae; arolium is bilobed ( Adams 1969).

Distribution. Chile, Argentina.