Scatopsciara (Xenopygina) ventrospinula Mohrig & Mamaev, 1983,

Mohrig, Werner & Kauschke, Ellen, 2016, New Black Fungus Gnats (Diptera, Sciaridae) of North America Part I. Genus Scatopsciara Edwards, 1927, Zootaxa 4150 (4), pp. 401-435: 433

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4150.4.3

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scientific name

Scatopsciara (Xenopygina) ventrospinula Mohrig & Mamaev, 1983
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Scatopsciara (Xenopygina) ventrospinula Mohrig & Mamaev, 1983 

( Fig. 15View FIGURE 15. A – B C)

Literature. Mohrig & Mamaev (1983); in: Mohrig et al. (1983): 154, fig. 11 a –e.

Material: 1 male, 30.iv.–16.v.1995, leg. S. Prchal, USA, Arizona, Pima County, Tucson Mts., 16 km W Tucson, 32.24°N, 111.13°W, Sonora desert, Malaise trap ( PWMP).GoogleMaps 

Comments. The species is characterized by two apical spines within long bristles and a single spine, inserted in the middle of inner side of gonostylus as well as a very short c (= ¼ w). The species belongs to the Sc. armata  group.

Distribution. Holarctic. Central Asia ( Turkmenistan), USA (Arizona). New for North America.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sciaridae

Genus

Scatopsciara