Cabralis zambeziensis Bakkes

Bakkes, Deon K., Sole, Catherine L. & Mansell, Mervyn W., 2017, Revision of Afrotropical Silky Lacewings (Neuroptera: Psychopsidae), Zootaxa 4362 (2), pp. 151-212: 168-171

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4362.2.1

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scientific name

Cabralis zambeziensis Bakkes
status

n. sp.

Cabralis zambeziensis Bakkes  n. sp.

( Figs. 27View FIGURE 27 –36)

Cabralis gloriosus Navás, 1912a:110  (547), pro parte. Type depository: SANC. Holotype: male.

Type locality: Mwinilunga , Zambia (11°45’S 24°25’E).GoogleMaps 

Etymology. From the type locality at the source of the Zambezi river, noun in apposition.

Material examined: 7 specimens from Zambia, DRC ( JBBC, MRACAbout MRAC, SANCAbout SANC). See table 1.

Type material. Holotype: Database no.: NEUR52669; ♂ ( SANCAbout SANC). Label data: ‘ Zambia / 20km.N. of / Mwinilunga / 11.45S, 24.25E. / 29.x.2006 / A. Gardiner’ (White rectangle). ‘ Holotype / Cabralis zambezi- / ensis Bakkes / D.K. Bakkes 2015’ (Large red rectangle). ‘SANC-Pretoria / Database No. / NEUR52669 ’ (Small blue rectangle). Abdomen cleared by Bakkes in 2014, placed in a glycerine-filled microvial pinned below specimen.GoogleMaps 

Paratypes: Database no.: NEUR10109; 1♀ ( JBBC). Label data: ‘ ZAMBIA, Chiwoma / 12.20S 24.14E / 6.xi.2004 / S. Collins’ (White rectangle). ‘ Paratype / Cabralis zambezi- / ensis Bakkes / D.K. Bakkes 2015’ (Large blue rectangle). ‘SANC-Pretoria / Database No. / NEUR10109 ’ (Small blue rectangle).GoogleMaps 

Database no.: NEUR52670; 1♀ (JBBC), 1♀ ( MRACAbout MRAC). Label data: ‘ Zambia / Ndola / 12.58S, 28.37E. / 31.x.2006 / A. Gardiner’ (White rectangle). ‘ Paratype / Cabralis zambezi- / ensis Bakkes / D.K. Bakkes 2015’ (Large blue rectangle). ‘SANC-Pretoria / Database No. / NEUR52670 ’ (Small blue rectangle).GoogleMaps 

Database no.: NEUR52671; 1♀ ( JBBC). Label data: ‘ Zambia / nr. Munkuntna / 12.43.184S / 27.42.38.2E. / 11.xi.2006 / A. Gardiner’ (White rectangle). ‘ Paratype / Cabralis zambezi- / ensis Bakkes / D.K. Bakkes 2015’ (Large blue rectangle). ‘SANC-Pretoria / Database No. / NEUR52671 ’ (Small blue rectangle). 

Diagnosis. This species may be distinguished by (1) pronotal pattern of anteriorly-directed white trident shape with black spot on middle stripe ( Fig. 28View FIGURE 28), (2) male mediuncus thick curved with undulating margin in lateral view (Fig. 30).

Description. ♂ Length body 10–13mm, forewing 17–20mm, hind wing 15–18mm.

♀ Length body 12–14mm, forewing 19–21.5mm, hind wing 17–19.5mm.

Head with dark yellow hue ( Fig. 28View FIGURE 28). Thorax with pronotum dark brownish with anteriorly-directed white trident-like pattern comprising middle stripe and two shorter stripes laterally, middle stripe bearing black spot midway, small ( Fig. 28View FIGURE 28). Wings. Forewing marked with varying number of spots, large and strongly accentuated, dark brownish and pale yellowish brown ( Fig. 27View FIGURE 27).

Abdomen dark brown to blackish ( Fig. 27View FIGURE 27). Male terminalia. Mediuncus strongly decurved, thick hooked shape with undulating margin in lateral view (Fig. 30), apex flattened, bearing setae, dorsal face also bearing setae. Female terminalia. Sternite VII posterior margin deeply depressed, emarginated medially, forming narrow, slender, oblique copulatory fovea in ventral view (Fig. 35); invagination posteriorly directed, hooked-shaped in lateral view (Fig. 36).

Distribution. Central Africa: DRC and northern Zambia ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4). Moist and dense forest habitats.

PLATE V: FIGURES 29–32. Cabralis zambeziensis  n. sp., holotype, male, Mwinilunga, Zambia, Database no.: NEUR52669. 29. Apex of abdomen, lateral. 30. Genitalia, lateral. 31. Apex of abdomen, ventral. 32. Genitalia, dorsal. Abbreviations: 6 – 9 = tergites 6 – 9, VI – IX = sternites 6 – 9, 9gcx = 9th gonocoxite, cc = cercal callus, ect = ectoprocts, gs = gonarcus, med = mediuncus, spp = superprocessus.

MRAC

Mus�e Royal de l�Afrique Centrale

SANC

Agricultural Research Council-Plant Protection Research Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Neuroptera

Family

Psychopsidae

Genus

Cabralis

Loc

Cabralis zambeziensis Bakkes

Bakkes, Deon K., Sole, Catherine L. & Mansell, Mervyn W. 2017

2017
Loc

Cabralis gloriosus Navás, 1912a:110

Navas 1912: 110

1912