Euplocania

Vinasco-Mondragón, Andrés Felipe, González-Obando, Ranulfo & García-Aldrete, Alfonso N., 2018, The species group Amabilis of the genus Euplocania Enderlein (Psocodea: Psocomorpha: Ptiloneuridae), Zootaxa 4444 (1), pp. 43-65: 44-45

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4444.1.3

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Euplocania
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Key to Euplocania  males in the Amabilis species group

1. Central sclerite of hypandrium with postero-lateral processes longer than wide, distally curved inward or not ( Figs 24 View Figure , 60 View Figure )...................................................................................................... 2 

- Central sclerite of hypandrium with postero-lateral processes almost as wide as long, if longer then distally dilated ( Figs 6 View Figure , 12 View Figure , 36 View Figure , 48 View Figure , 54 View Figure )........................................................................................... 5 

2. Central sclerite of hypandrium elongate, postero-lateral processes, straight, stout; mesal endophallic sclerite as in Fig. 59 View Figure ................................................................................... Euplocania tocantina  n. sp. 

- Central sclerite of hypandrium with postero-lateral processes curved inward....................................... 3 

3. Mesal endophallic sclerite with posterior border denticulate ( Fig. 29 View Figure ).......................... Euplocania katios  n. sp.

- Mesal endophallic sclerite with posterior border not denticulate ( Fig. 23 View Figure )......................................... 4

4. Mesal endophallic sclerite with two pairs of postero-lateral processes and one pair of anterior processes ( Fig. 23 View Figure )......................................................................................... Euplocania equorum  n. sp.

- Mesal endophallic sclerite with one pair of postero-lateral processes, not bearing a median, posterior process (see Fig. 24 View Figure in New & Thornton 1988).................................................. Euplocania badonneli New & Thornton 

5. Postero-lateral processes of the central sclerite of hypandrium broad, almost square, with longitudinal lines, each with a short, acuminate process basally, on the inner side ( Fig. 6 View Figure ). Mesal endophallic sclerite without median posterior projection ( Fig. 5 View Figure ).................................................................................. Euplocania ariasi  n. sp.

- Postero-lateral processes of the central sclerite of hypandrium with or without acuminate processes basally on the inner side, if present, not shorter than the outer process ( Figs 30 View Figure , 42 View Figure ). Mesal endophallic sclerite with median posterior processes ( Figs 11 View Figure , 29 View Figure , 41 View Figure , 65 View Figure )........................................................................................... 6

6. Postero-lateral processes of the central sclerite of hypandrium with inner acuminate process longer ( Fig. 48 View Figure ) or equal ( Fig. 42 View Figure ) to the external area.................................................................................... 7

- Postero-lateral processes of the central sclerite of hypandrium without acuminate inner process ( Fig. 36 View Figure ), or if present, shorter than the external area ( Figs 54 View Figure , 66 View Figure )........................................................................ 8

7. Mesal endophallic sclerite with median posterior projection short ( Fig. 47 View Figure ); central sclerite of hypandrium as in Fig. 48 View Figure ..................................................................................... Euplocania metensis  n. sp.

- Mesal endophallic sclerite with median posterior projection long ( Fig. 41 View Figure ); central sclerite of hypandrium as in Fig. 42 View Figure .................................................................................. Euplocania manausensis  n. sp.

8. Mesal endophallic sclerite M-shaped, with postero median projection longer than the lateral processes ( Fig. 35 View Figure ); central sclerite of hypandrium as in Fig. 36 View Figure ..................................................... Euplocania lasdelicias  n. sp.

- Mesal endophallic sclerite not as above ( Figs 11 View Figure , 53 View Figure , 65 View Figure ), if M-shaped, the postero median projection shorter than the side processes ( Fig. 17 View Figure ), central sclerite of hypandrium variable ( Figs 12 View Figure , 54 View Figure )............................................ 9

9. Mesal endophallic sclerite with postero-lateral projections long, well developed................................... 10

- Mesal endophallic sclerite with postero-lateral projections absent or very short.................................... 12

10. Mesal endophallic sclerite with postero-lateral projections longer than the median process; central sclerite of hypandrium with bifurcate lobes flanking a short median arc, ridged longitudinally each side of midline ( Fig. 16 View Figure in New (1980))............................................................................................... Euplocania picta New 

- Mesal endophallic sclerite with median posterior projection not as long as the lateral projections ( Fig. 23 View Figure ).............. 11

11. Mesal endophallic sclerite with postero-lateral projections bifurcated; central sclerite of hypandrium with posterior processes bearing a field of spines, and with acuminate projection directed inward............. Euplocania pictaoides García Aldrete 

- Mesal endophallic sclerite with postero-lateral projections not bifurcated; central sclerite of hypandrium with postero-lateral processes ( Fig. 18 View Figure )............................................................. Euplocania ecuatoriana  n. sp.

12. Outer border of postero-lateral processes of the central sclerite of hypandrium rounded, spinose as in E. pictaoides  ( Fig. 54 View Figure ); anterior margin of mesal endophallic sclerite almost straight, with postero-median projection twice as long as the width of the sclerite ( Fig. 53 View Figure ).................................................................. Euplocania rafaeli  n. sp.

- Outer border of postero-lateral processes of the central sclerite of hypandrium not as above; anterior border of the mesal endophallic sclerite strongly emarginated, V-shaped or with antero-lateral projections, postero-median projections not as above................................................................................................... 13

13. Anterior border of mesal endophallic sclerite strongly concave, lateral arms directed forward, V-shaped ( Fig. 65 View Figure ); anterior endophallic sclerite strongly emarginated anteriorly................................... Euplocania vaupesiana  n. sp.

- Anterior border of mesal endophallic sclerite straight, lateral projections separated ( Fig. 11 View Figure ); anterior endophallic sclerite not as above......................................................................... Euplocania caldasi  n. sp.