Phytoliriomyza picea Spencer, 1963

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina, 2019, Agromyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora) in the state of Pará: new species and new records in Brazil, Zootaxa 4624 (2), pp. 151-182: 176

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4624.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A0A2E6C2-6456-4F99-A3CE-1958A271E1A4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0390046E-FFB5-D677-E5B1-FC00FD71FA4D

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scientific name

Phytoliriomyza picea Spencer, 1963
status

 

Phytoliriomyza picea Spencer, 1963 

Phytoliriomyza picea Spencer, 1963: 380  .

Diagnosis. Wing length 1.6 mm. Fronto-orbital brownish-yellow; antenna predominantly brown, except in the yellowish scape; mesonotum greyish; scutellum greyish, slightly yellowish centrally; legs yellowish. Aedeagus (Fig. 101a in Spencer 1963): basiphallus slightly sclerotized with extensions distally; mesophallus elongated, enlarged basally; distiphallus translucent, forming two tubules slightly sclerotized basally and enlarged distally.

Host-plant. Unknown.

Distribution. Brazil.

Material examined. Brazil, Pará state, Belém: Universidade Federal do Pará ( UFPA), 1º28′25.0″S, 48º27′20.7″W, 20-IX-2016, N. Monteiro [collector] (♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 20-IX-2016, N. Monteiro [collector] (2 ♀)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 12-IV-2018, N. Monteiro [collector] (3 ♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 16-IV-2018, N. Monteiro [collector] (♂)GoogleMaps  .

Comments. According to Spencer (1963), this species is similar to Phytoliriomyza arctica (Lundbeck)  , and it is differentiated primarily by the shape of the aedeagus, which is membranous and coiled in P. arctica  . So far, there have been no data on host-plants of this species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Phytoliriomyza

Loc

Phytoliriomyza picea Spencer, 1963

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina 2019
2019
Loc

Phytoliriomyza picea

Spencer, K. A. 1963: 380