Marmasoma White, 1916

Rodrigues, Paula Fernanda Motta, Mcalister, Erica & Lamas, Carlos José Einicker, 2017, Review of Marmasoma White with lectotype designation of M. sumptuosum White and an identification key to the Australasian / Oceanian genera of Ecliminae (Diptera, Bombyliidae), Zootaxa 4232 (2), pp. 185-196: 188

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Marmasoma White, 1916
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Marmasoma White, 1916  

Marmasoma White, 1916: 183   –184, 188–190. Type species: Marmasoma sumptuosa White, 1916   , designated by monotypy; Hardy, 1921: 43, 61, 63, 83; Bezzi, 1924: 7, 14; Tonnoir, 1927: 101 –102; Roberts, 1928: 94; Roberts, 1929: 559, 568–569, 579; Edwards, 1930: 168; Hall, 1969: 2 –3, 6; Colless & McAlpine, 1970: 698; Mühlenberg, 1971a: 31; Mühlenberg, 1971b: 93; Hull, 1973: 62, 232–233, 239; Hall, 1976: 87; Theodor, 1983: 85; Greathead, 1988: 14, 16–17, 19; Colless & McAlpine, 1991: 759; Yeates, 1994: 30, 55, 74, 79, 82, 92, 101, 116, 117, 125, 146, 148, 150, 163, 183, 190; Evenhuis & Greathead, 1999: xiv, 209; Trautwein et al., 2011: 6, 12–15; Evenhuis & Greathead, 2015: xv, 219.

Diagnosis. Scape with very long numerous yellowish white hairs, longer on ventral surface and laterally ( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 ); face flat, not projected in lateral view ( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 A and C); anterior margin of compound eyes with short white hairs on median third ( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 A and C); antepronotum with long and strong orange bristles laterally; scutum with two median longitudinal stripes of white scales, bordered externally and internally with fulvous scales that limit a velvety dark brown central area with sparse fulvous scales ( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 B and D); anepisternum with short white and brown scales on posterior margin; laterotergite and mediotergite with long and strong bristles; coxae with long yellow bristles restricted to apex; abdomen decumbent with apex upraised in male ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 A); tergites with fulvous and sparse white covering scales laterally and dark brown scales medially ( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 B and D); epandrium with long and conspicuous proximal ventrolateral processes ( Figs 4 View FIGURE 4 A and B); aedeagus long, S-shaped, apically curved downswards as hook, with serrated projections on apical portion ( Figs 4 View FIGURE 4 E and 5).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Bombyliidae

Loc

Marmasoma White, 1916

Rodrigues, Paula Fernanda Motta, Mcalister, Erica & Lamas, Carlos José Einicker 2017
2017
Loc

Marmasoma

Trautwein 2011: 6
Yeates 1994: 30
Colless 1991: 759
Greathead 1988: 14
Theodor 1983: 85
Hall 1976: 87
Hull 1973: 62
Muhlenberg 1971: 31
Muhlenberg 1971: 93
Colless 1970: 698
Hall 1969: 2
Edwards 1930: 168
Roberts 1929: 559
Roberts 1928: 94
Tonnoir 1927: 101
Bezzi 1924: 7
Hardy 1921: 43
White 1916: 183
1916