Manurevana draconarius ( Fennah, 1958 )
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|Manurevana draconarius ( Fennah, 1958 )|
Manurevana draconarius ( Fennah, 1958) comb. nov.
Male. 4.1 – 4.3 mm (n= 4). Female. 5.2 mm (n= 1).
Area of vertex, areolets, frons, and clypeus dark brown, carination of head stramineous. Pronotum with discoidal and ventral areas brownish, median and lateral carinae as well as posterior margin stramineous. Mesonotum chestnutbrown, longitudinal carinae stramineous. Tegulae stramineous. Tegmina hyaline, translucent, venation stramineous, not contrasting, without any conspicuous color pattern; costal vein slightly darker, pterostigma indistinct. Abdomen dark brown. Legs stramineous.
Proportions and carination of head and thorax, venation of tegmina, as well as spinulation of hind legs as described for the genus.
Male genital complex (figs 92 – 100).
Genital segment (figs 92, 93), anal segment (figs 94, 95) and parameres (figs 96, 97) as described for the genus. Aedeagus (figs 98 – 100): shaft with a long, compress spine arising at midlength of shaft right laterally, directed apically, curved mediad, and a short, acute spine, arising medioventrally, curved basad. Flagellum with 2 spinose processes: a short, slender, moveable spine arising at flagellum base, in repose directed dorsolaterad, and a long, hookshaped spine arising left laterally from flagellum base, in repose curved more or less semicircularly mediolaterad to right.
Female genital complex. As described for the genus.
Endemic to Austral Islands: Rurutu.
Holotype ɗ: Austral Islands: Rurutu Island, S.W. slope Mt. Manureva, elev. 1000 ft, 25.VIII. 1934, D. Anderson leg., BPBM (type nr 2627); paratype ɗ: same data as holotype (except type nr).
Additional material. 3 ɗ, Rurutu, Pito ridge track, 17.II. 2003, D. M. Percy leg., BPBM; 3 ɗ, 2 Ψ, Manureva ridge, between Taatioe and Teape, 18.II. 2003, D. M. Percy, BPBM.
aspect; 93, same, ventral aspect; 94, anal segment, dorsal aspect; 95, same, left lateral aspect; 96, left paramere, maximal aspect; 97, same, dorsal aspect; 98, aedeagus, ventral aspect; 99, same, right lateral aspect; 100, dorsal aspect. Scale bars equal 0.1 mm.
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