Rhinoleucophenga lopesi Malogolowkin, 1946

Poppe, Jean Lucas, Valente, Vera Lúcia Da Silva, Santos, João Pedro Junges Dos & Gottschalk, Marco Silva, 2016, A new species of the genus Rhinoleucophenga (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and redescription of five species from Neotropical region, Zootaxa 4208 (3), pp. 261-281: 264-269

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Rhinoleucophenga lopesi Malogolowkin, 1946
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Rhinoleucophenga lopesi Malogolowkin, 1946 

( Figures 2View FIGURE 2 a–d; 3a–d; 4a–b; 5; 6a–d; Table 1)

Rhinoleucophenga lopesi Malogolowkin, 1946: 424  . Malogolowkin, 1946: 417 (key), 424 (figures 14-15); Rhinoleucophenga  sp.1 (Blauth and Gottschalk, 2007); Mata et al., 2008: 57, 58 (table); Rhinoleucophenga capixabensis Culik and Ventura, 2009: 418  ( NEWAbout NEW SYNONYMY).

Material examined: HOLOTYPE ♀ labelled (dried mounted material, deposited in CEIOC) labelled “ Rhinoleucophenga lopesi  DET—Chana Malogolowkin Rio V-946 \ Brasil  , Rio de Janeiro, 8-934, H. Souza Lopes \ Inst. Oew. Cruz n° 8.125 \ HOLOTYPUS ”. The right wing, III–VII tergites and the terminalia were disarticulated and lost  . Holotype of R. capixabensis  (in ethanol 70%, deposited in MNRJAbout MNRJ) labelled “ Brasil  , Espirito Santo, Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, INCAPER FE Pacotuba 16.I.2008, col. M.P. Culik ex. A. comosus + D. brevipes  Rhinoleucophenga capixabensis  HOLOTYPE ” and 0 5 paratypes of R. capixabensis  (in ethanol 70%, 0 3 deposited in MNRJAbout MNRJ and 0 2 deposited in UFESAbout UFES) labelled “ Brasil  , Espirito Santo, Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, INCAPER FE Pacotuba 16.I.2008, col. M.P. Culik ex. A. comosus + D. brevipes  Rhinoleucophenga capixabensis  PARATYPE ”. 

Diagnosis. General body color brown; front covered with ca. 40 scattered interfrontal setulae. Gena brownish with an irregular brown spot. Three pairs of prescutellar acrostichal setae. Hyaline wings. Abdominal tergite II and III with brown stripes interrupted medially.

Description. Based on the holotype:

Head ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 a, c). Front homogeneously brownish, covered with ca. 40 scattered interfrontal setulae; ocellar triangle brownish with dark brown ocelli. Carina nose-like and ca. 90% sulcated. Face brownish; gena brownish with an irregular brown spot; antenna with pedicel yellow. Palpus yellowish with ca. 20 (15-20) setae on lower part. Arista lost.

Thorax ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 b, c). Scutum brownish and scutellum brown. Ten irregular rows of acrostichal setulae. Three pairs of prescutellar acrostichal setae. Pleura brown and halteres yellowish. Legs brownish.

Wings ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 d). Hyaline, without spots.

Abdomen. Abdomen brownish; tergite II with brown stripes interrupted medially.

For more measures and indices see Table 1.

Note. We analyzed the holotype and five paratypes of R. capixabensis  (the holotypus and two paratypes ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 a–d and 4) with measurements presented in Table 1) and ten specimens collected in the municipality of Tangará da Serra, State of Mato Grosso, Brasil (14°39'05"S; 57°25'25"W) (measurements presented in Table 1). Both the type specimens of R. capixabensis  and the specimens collected in State of Mato Grosso present similar morphological characters with the holotypus of R. lopesi  . Aristae of these specimens with 5–6 dorsal and 3–4 ventral branches. The male terminalia of a paratype of R. capixabensis  ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5 a–b) and of the five specimens collected in State of Mato Grosso ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6 a–d) were similar, with the typical of ringed-shape aedeagus in Rhinoleucophenga  . The epandrium is microtricose, with c.a. 60 upper+lower setae. Large cerci, free and ventrally folded. Surstyli fused with epandrium with 16–18 prensisetae. Aedeagus dorsoventrally flattened, with narrowed apex. Two long paraphysis articulated anteriorly to the aedeagal apodeme, with three setulae in apical region. Hypandrium slightly concave, rounding aedeagus, with a posterior cleft and two lateral projections.

Distribution. Brazil (States of Rio de Janeiro, Mato Grosso, Espírito Santo). Mata et al. (2008) recorded this species in Paranã Valley, Central region of Brazil, but the exact locality was not mentioned.

TABLE]. Complementary measures and indices to the Rhinoleucophenga  specimens described by Malogolowkin (I946), ordinary specimens of R. lopesi  and R. personata  , the holotype and two paratypes of R. capixabensis Culik & Ventura  and R. jacareacanga  sp nov. Ιndices according to Bächli et al. (2004). *: Measures in millimeters (mm).

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NEW

University of Newcastle

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

UFES

Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Drosophilidae

Genus

Rhinoleucophenga

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Rhinoleucophenga lopesi Malogolowkin, 1946

Poppe, Jean Lucas, Valente, Vera Lúcia Da Silva, Santos, João Pedro Junges Dos & Gottschalk, Marco Silva 2016

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Loc

Rhinoleucophenga lopesi

Culik 2009: 418Mata 2008: 57Malogolowkin 1946: 424
Malogolowkin 1946: 417

1946