Gynacantha vitiana Theischinger & Marinov, 2020

Theischinger, Gunther, Marinov, Milen, Bybee, Seth, Jensen, Colin, Theuerkauf, Jörn & Rashni, Bindiya, 2020, The genus Gynacantha Rambur, 1842 in the South Pacific (Odonata: Anisoptera: Aeshnidae), Zootaxa 4778 (1), pp. 171-195 : 181

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4778.1.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F938B2DE-5F81-4B1F-90CB-8A46B9DC4E20

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3846113

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E54F30-DD77-AC3F-27BD-1F80FE5BF87E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Gynacantha vitiana Theischinger & Marinov
status

sp. nov.

Gynacantha vitiana Theischinger & Marinov , sp. nov.

( Figs 7 View FIGURES 3–11 , 17 View FIGURES 12–21 , 25 View FIGURE 25 , 26, 34e, 35a–e, 36n, 36r)

Holotype: ♂ ( NZAC04142012 View Materials , NZAC), Fiji, Viti Levu , Laucala Bay, at light in building, 13 October 1975, P. Mad- dison leg.

Paratypes: Fiji. Viti Levu , Tavua District, waterfall 0.5 km N of Waikubukubu, 170 m a.s.l.: 1 ♂, 28–30 July 1980, T. Donnelly leg. (P1: 83249, FSCA) ; Viti Levu , Nausori Rd, Manoch, hovering near the joinery shop: 1 ♂, 16 December 1979, K. Kumar leg. (P2: LUNZ00012480 View Materials , LUNZ) ; Viti Levu , Vuda dist. , nr Lomolomo (quarry) Nadi-Lautoka Rd: 1 ♂, 30 January 1973, McLean leg. (P3: USNM) ; Kadavu , Vunisea: 1 ♂, 2 September 1973, J. McLean leg. (P4: RMNH) ; Viti Levu , Bau dist., Nausori Airport (found dead): 1 ♀, 3 February 1973, T. Donnelly leg. (P5: USNM) .

Etymology. The name refers to the type locality; by adding ‘ana’ it forms an adjective conforming in gender and ending to the generic name.

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

LUNZ

Lincoln University Entomology Research Museum

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Aeshnidae

Genus

Gynacantha