Queenslandomyia Wagner

Wagner, Rüdiger, 2018, Remarkable new Australian mothflies (Diptera, Psychodidae), Zootaxa 4457 (2), pp. 285-295: 286

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4457.2.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:486B0557-DA8D-4042-A69B-1AAAEFFFE915

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DE8784-FFC0-1054-29B0-FF3CFD821878

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Queenslandomyia Wagner
status

gen. nov.

Queenslandomyia Wagner  gen. nov.

Type species. Queenslandomyia cannula  sp. nov., by present designation.

Etymology. The name refers to the state of Queensland / Australia; gender is female.

Diagnosis. Eyes contiguous; antenna with scape, pedicel and 14 flagellomeres; flagellomeres with terminal neck, flagellomeres 1–4 with outer digitate extension with apical apertures; a thin tube with a chiasma near the head basis (fig. 1e) runs through the head and the basal antennal segments into flagellomere 4 (fig. 1d); terminal palpus segment shorter than penultimate; parameres medially adhered to a large rectangular plate with apical spines; aedeagus with a clubbed long basiphallus; distiphallus a hook-shaped twisted pair of sclerites, linked by an H-shaped sclerite to the basiphallus; surstyles very long bent almost to a circle, recurved shortly before the tip, apically with 10–12 serrate retinacula.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae