Epidapus (Pseudoaptanogyna) pallidus ( Séguy, 1961 )

Mohrig, Werner, Kauschke, Ellen & Broadley, Adam, 2019, Revision of black fungus gnat species (Diptera, Sciaridae) described from the Hawaiian Islands by D. E. Hardy and W. A. Steffan, and a contribution to the knowledge of the sciarid fauna of the, Zootaxa 4590 (4), pp. 401-439: 418

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4590.4.1

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scientific name

Epidapus (Pseudoaptanogyna) pallidus ( Séguy, 1961 )
status

 

Epidapus (Pseudoaptanogyna) pallidus ( Séguy, 1961) 

( Fig. 13 A – EView FIGURE 13)

Afrosciara pallida Séguy  [ Séguy (1961): 415 –417, figs 1 – 5].

Literature: Menzel & Heller (2007): 219–220; Menzel & Smith (2009): 37 – 38, figs 36 – 38.

Material studied. 8 males, 1 female, 1–13.viii.1997, Hawaiian Islands , O‘ahu, ‘ Ewa, suburban area, Malaise trap  ,

leg. Gonsalves (PWMP, 1 in PABM, 1 in BPBM).

Comments. This very small species (0.7 mm) is characterized by the wings with a wedge-shaped base and a reduced anal area, an isolated base of CuA 1 and CuA 2, and the gonostylus pointed towards the apex, with 3 densely grouped apical spines. The female is fully winged, the eye bridge 1–2 facets wide with loosely arranged ommatidia.

Distribution. Africa ( Guinea); Seychelles; Hawai‘i (new record).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sciaridae

Genus

Epidapus

Loc

Epidapus (Pseudoaptanogyna) pallidus ( Séguy, 1961 )

Mohrig, Werner, Kauschke, Ellen & Broadley, Adam 2019
2019
Loc

Afrosciara pallida Séguy

Seguy, E. 1961: 415
1961