Scatopsciara (Scatopsciara) nigrita Hardy, 1956

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: 428

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

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scientific name

Scatopsciara (Scatopsciara) nigrita Hardy, 1956
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Scatopsciara (Scatopsciara) nigrita Hardy, 1956 

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Scatopsciara (Uddmaniella) nigrita Hardy, 1956  [ Hardy (1956): 86 – 89, fig. 11 a – d].

Literature: Hardy (1960): 231 – 232, fig. 78 a – d.

Material studied: Holotype  : Male, 14.iii.1953, Hawai‘i, O‘ahu, Palolo Valley , reared from rotting Plumeria  , leg. C.P. Hoyt [BPBM, No. 2488 in the literature (on slide 2388 and 2488)].

Further material: 2 males, 28.xii.2000, Hawai‘i, Maui, Hana, rain forest, caught by net, leg. W. Mohrig (PWMP).

Conservation status. E mbedded in Canada balsam. Head, palpus, antennae and wings isolated with wings under a separate cover slip. All morphological structures are in good condition.

Comments. The species is characterized by a short 3-segmented palpus with a large basal segment, fore tibia with a small comb-like row of bristles, a short R 1, hypopygium with a bare intergonocoxal space and short and sparse hairs on the inner ventral margin of the gonocoxites; gonostylus small, pointed to the apex, with a short apical tooth and 4 long subapical spines; a wide and flat tegmen, and short aedeagus.

Distribution. Hawaiian Islands (O‘ahu, Maui).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sciaridae

Genus

Scatopsciara

Loc

Scatopsciara (Scatopsciara) nigrita Hardy, 1956

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

Scatopsciara (Uddmaniella) nigrita

Hardy, D. E. 1956: 86
1956