Antrops pecki, KITS & MARSHALL, 2013

KITS, JOEL H. & MARSHALL, STEPHEN A., 2013, <p class = " HeadingRunIn " align = " left "> <strong> Generic classification of the Archiborborinae (Diptera: Sphaeroceridae), with a revision of <em> Antrops </ em> Enderlein, <em> Coloantrops </ em> gen. nov., <em> Maculantrops </ em> gen. nov., <em> Photoantrops </ em> gen. nov., and <em> Poecilantrops </ em> gen. nov. </ strong> </ p>, Zootaxa 3704 (1), pp. 1-113 : 65-66

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3704.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:341ED5F6-2DCA-4E73-83D6-389DF0DD347F

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6509196

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A18780-C608-FFC2-0DD3-DF2BFBBAFC8A

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Felipe

scientific name

Antrops pecki
status

sp. nov.

Antrops pecki sp. nov.

( Figs. 125–129 View FIGURES 125–134 , 220 View FIGURES 213–221 )

Description. Male postabdomen: Sternite 5 as described for the species group. Surstylus with anterodorsal corner strongly projecting, acute, with a striated raised ridge along anterior edge, ventral tooth narrow, with a medial tooth, anteroventral corner rounded ( Fig. 126 View FIGURES 125–134 ). Pregonite indistinct, fully fused with postgonite. Postgonite with lobes barely separated, anterior lobe quadrate, posterior lobe pointed, long, with a narrow tab projecting from interior face. Basiphallus narrow, with long epiphallus and preepiphallus. Distiphallus with small, setose dorsal knob ( Fig. 125 View FIGURES 125–134 ).

Female postabdomen: Tergites 6–7 and sternites 6–7 wider than long, moderately sclerotized, covered with microtomentum. Tergites with 3 posterior strips, sternites with 2 posterior strips. Tergite 8 shiny, widest anteriorly, strongly pinched medially, anterior and posterior margins emarginated medially, anterior corners nearly meeting sternite 8 laterally. Epiproct with short anterior arms, covered with microtomentum except arms, with 1 pair of setae and a medial unpaired seta ( Fig. 127 View FIGURES 125–134 ). Cerci narrow. Sclerites of sternite 8 narrow anteriorly, becoming gradually wider posteriorly, microtomentum covering posterior quarter, apices rounded and without hooks. Hypoproct depressed antero-medially ( Fig. 128 View FIGURES 125–134 ). Spermathecae round, apical invagination meeting basal invagination, sclerotized duct short ( Fig. 129 View FIGURES 125–134 ).

Type material. Holotype ♂: ECUADOR: Napo: Quito–Baeza road, Papallacta , 3200 m, elfin forest, above thermal spgs., pan traps, 16–21 Feb 1983, L. Masner, debu01033869 ( QCAZ) . Paratypes: same data as holotype (24 ♂, 11 ♀, DEBU, QCAZ) ; Baeza , 27 km NW, 2700 m, dung trap, 2–6 Mar 1976, S. Peck (4 ♀, DEBU) ; Baeza , 42 km NW, 3300 m, carrion trap, 2–6 Mar 1976, S. Peck (2 ♂, DEBU) ; as above but dung trap (1 ♂, 1 ♀, USNM) ; Papallacta , above thermal springs, 3200 m, elfin forest, pan traps, 16–21 Feb 1983, L. Masner (4 ♂, DEBU) ; Azuay: Cerro Tinajillas , 3100 m, 18–21 Mar 1965, L.E. Peña (1 ♂, CNCI) ; Carchi: Guandera For. Res. , 15 km E San Gabriel, 3400 m, sweeping forest trail, 1 Nov 1999, S.A. Marshall (1 ♂, 2 ♀, DEBU) ; as above but hand collected (2 ♀, DEBU); as above but 3300 m, trail to station, sweeping (2 ♂, 1 ♀, DEBU) ; Troya , 2950 m, 11–13 Jun 1965, L.E. Peña (1 ♂, CNCI) ; Pichincha: Tandapi , 34.5 km E, 2835 m, bamboo shrub, dung trap, 24–29 Jun 1975, S. Peck (3 ♀, DEBU) ; Tandapi , 35 km E, bamboo, 24–29 Jun 1975, S. Peck (1 ♂, 1 ♀, DEBU) . COLOMBIA: Norte de Santander: above Pamplona , 2743 m, dung trap, 9–13 May 1974, S. Peck (1 ♂, 1 ♀, DEBU) . BOLIVIA: La Paz: Chuspipata , 16°17.5'S 67°49.6'W, 3100 m, 19 Mar 2001, A. Friedberg (1 ♂, USNM) GoogleMaps .

Comments. The species name honours Stewart Peck, a prolific and generous collector who obtained many of the specimens used in this revision, including part of the type series of this species.

QCAZ

Museo de Zoologia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador

DEBU

Ontario Insect Collection, University of Guelph

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

CNCI

Canadian National Collection Insects

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sphaeroceridae

Genus

Antrops