Phipicobia pygiptilae, Glowska, Eliza & Schmidt, Brian K., 2014

Glowska, Eliza & Schmidt, Brian K., 2014, New taxa of the subfamily Picobiinae (Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae) parasitizing antbirds and gnateaters (Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae, Conopophagidae) in Guyana, Zootaxa 3861 (2), pp. 193-200: 196

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3861.2.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EBC2031A-D465-4C96-A2BC-12A413EEDF96

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3506918

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BD87FB-E62E-7174-FF08-FF7BBCC2CA6E

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scientific name

Phipicobia pygiptilae
status

sp. nov.

Phipicobia pygiptilae  sp. nov.

( Figs. 1–5View FIGURES 1 – 5)

PHYSOGASTRIC FEMALE. Total body length 930 (985–1000 in 9 paratypes). Gnathosoma  . Hypostomal apex rounded with shoulders ( Fig. 3View FIGURES 1 – 5). Infracapitulum apunctate. Peritremes M-shaped. Borders between chambers poorly visible. Each medial branch with about 8–9 chambers, each lateral with 5–7 chambers ( Fig. 4View FIGURES 1 – 5). Stylophore 185 (180–195) long, punctate in anterior part. Idiosoma  . Propodonotal shield divided into 3 sclerites, unpaired central and 2 narrow punctate lateral sclerites bearing bases of setae vi, ve, si and se. Setae vi bases situated anterior to ve bases. Length ratio of setae vi: ve: si 1: 1–1.2: 2.4–3.3. Bases of setae se situated anterior to c 1. Hysteronotal shield absent. Setae d 1 bases situated equidistant to e 2 and d 2. Setae d 2, d 1 and e 2 subequal in length. Pygidial and genital regions strongly striated. Lengths ratio of setae f 1: f 2 1: 2.6–3.4, h 1: h 2 1: 1.5, f 1: h 1 1: 4, f 2: h 2 1: 1.7. Length ratio of g 1: g 2 1: 2–4. Aggenital setae ag 1 and ag 2 situated almost at same transverse level, ag 3 posterior to ag 1 and ag 2. Length ratio of ag 1: ag 2: ag 3 1: 1.1–1.3: 1.5–1.7. Legs. All coxal fields strongly sclerotized, sparsely punctate. Setae 3 c 4.5–5 times longer than 3 b. Antaxial and paraxial members of claws pairs III –IV subequal in size and shape. Setae tc’ and tc’’ of legs III –IV subequal in length. Lengths of setae: vi 30 (25–45), ve 40 (35–45), si (95–120), c 2 220 (200–210), se 180 (160–205), c 1 210 (200–230), d 2 255 (215 – 150), d 1 245 (230–270), e 2 230 (205–255), f 1 60 (50–70), f 2 195 (170–195), h 1 (195), h 2 (290), ag 1 95 (100–130), ag 2 110 (105–130), ag 3 170 (155–170), g 1 45 (40–65), g 2 20 (10–20), tc’ III –IV (65-70), tc” III –IV (70–75), l’RIII 20 (20–30), l’RIV 15 (15–20), 3 b 20 (20–25), 3 c 125 (105–120), 4 b 25 (20–30), 4 c 115 (100–130).

MALE. Unknown.

Etymology: The specific epithet pygiptilae  derives from the generic name of the host.

Type material. Female holotype (physogastric form) and 9 female paratypes (physogastric forms) from quills of body feathers of Pygiptila stellaris (Spix)  ( USNM 637200) ( Passeriformes  : Thamnophilidae  ), GUYANA: Upper Takutu - Upper Essequibo, Upper Rewa River, 10 August 2006, coll. B. K. Schmidt.

Material deposition. Holotype female and 4 female paratypes are deposited in the USNM, 5 female paratypes in AMU.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History