Simulium (Simulium) rasuli Takaoka

Takaoka, Hiroyuki, Ya’Cob, Zubaidah & Sofian-Azirun, Mohd, 2018, Classification, annotated list and keys for the black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Peninsular Malaysia, Zootaxa 4498 (1), pp. 1-65: 46

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4498.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:334E786F-2793-4F10-909C-4ABBDA4075ED

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03951057-FFE4-CA44-FF3D-14A0FDEDFA49

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Simulium (Simulium) rasuli Takaoka
status

 

44. Simulium (Simulium) rasuli Takaoka  , Ya’cob & Sofian-Azirun, 2018

Simulium (Simulium) rasuli Takaoka  , Ya’cob & Sofian-Azirun, in Ya’cob et al., 2018b: 1–3 (Female).

This species was described from females collected by a Malaise trap from Genting Highland, Peninsular Malaysia by Ya’cob et al. (2018b). The male, pupa and larva remain unknown. This species is characterized in the female by the scutum with longitudinal vittae, triangular ovipositor valve with a nearly straight inner margin, and tarsal claw with a short subbasal tooth. The female of this species is distinguished from that of S. (S.) fuscopilosum  by the entirely darkened femora and tibiae. 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Simuliidae

Genus

Simulium