Chimarra moramanga, Ird & Inra, 2017

Gibon, François-Marie, 2017, The Chimarra lehibemavo species-group, new and endemic to Madagascar (Trichoptera, Philopotamidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 319, pp. 1-31 : 23

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.319

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3848183

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D6E697EE-4F4D-42EA-A250-0F513A73CB18

taxon LSID

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scientific name

Chimarra moramanga
status

sp. nov.

Chimarra moramanga sp. nov.

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Figs 12 View Fig , 17 View Fig

Diagnosis

Chimarra moramanga sp. nov. differs from the other species of the lehibemavo group by the strongly bent base of the tubular part of the phallic apparatus ( Fig. 12D View Fig ).

Etymology

The name is that of the nearest city to the type locality.

Type material

Holotype

MADAGASCAR: ♂, mounted on three slides, tributary of the Sahatandra River , near Moramanga, 18°56′27″ S, 48°29′12″ E, 800 m, 28 Apr. 1998, leg. J.-M. Elouard.

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Description

SIZE. Forewing 6.4 mm, hind wing 5.0 mm.

TERGUM X. Dorsal branch of the lateral lobe long (twice as long as the ventral branch), basal part straight, proximal part gently curved dorsad (lateral view), a small bump with two sensillae just before the curvature.

INFERIOR APPENDAGE. Triangular with long anterior margin and short ventral margin, dorsal apex slightly curved distad, inner lobe large and rounded (dorsal view).

PHALLIC APPARATUS. Phallotheca strongly angled at base, then gently bent ventrad, distal part (one third of the length) poorly sclerotized with the exception of a dorsal strip with triangular apex (lateral view, Fig. 12D View Fig ); internal sclerite as long as the modified distal part of the phallotheca, with enlarged base and curved apex; phallotremal sclerite shorter than the internal sclerite.

Distribution

Madagascar (endemic), Moramanga area.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Trichoptera

Family

Philopotamidae

Genus

Chimarra