Peyerimhoffia shennongjiana, Shi, Kai, Huang, Junhao, Zhang, Sujiong & Wu, Hong, 2014

Shi, Kai, Huang, Junhao, Zhang, Sujiong & Wu, Hong, 2014, Taxonomy of the genus Peyerimhoffia Kieffer from Mainland China, with a description of seven new species (Diptera, Sciaridae), ZooKeys 382, pp. 67-83 : 78-79

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.382.4948

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:37A49038-C385-4C93-9C87-391E0F2012B0

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/8F2367D5-2651-4AC4-A181-983F09875DCB

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:8F2367D5-2651-4AC4-A181-983F09875DCB

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scientific name

Peyerimhoffia shennongjiana
status

sp. n.

Peyerimhoffia shennongjiana sp. n. Figs 7, 8G, 9

Specimens examined.

Holotype, male. CHINA. Hubei province, Shennongjia, Dalongtan, sweep-net, 20.V.2012, Kai Shi [SM01662].

Description (male).

Head dark brown; palp, antenna, thorax, abdomen and hypopygium brown; legs yellowish-brown; wings fumose. Head (Fig. 7C, D). Eye bridge with 3 rows of facets. Prefrons with 26 setae. Clypeus with 1 seta. Maxillary palp 3-segmented, segment 1 with 4 setae. Length/width of 4th flagellomere: 2.83. Thorax. Anterior pronotum with 2 setae, episternum 1 with 4 setae. Wings (Fig. 8G). Wing length 2.25 mm, width/length: 0.46. c/w: 0.79. R1/R: 0.88. M, Cu and stM nonsetose. r-m with 4 setae. Legs (Fig. 7E). Front tibia with bordered prolateral patch of 5 modified setae. Length of spur/width of foretibia 1.06. Length of femur/length of metatarsus: foreleg 1.69. Length of metatarsus/length of tibia: foreleg 0.48, hind leg 0.50. Length of hind tibia/length of thorax 1.45. Hypopygium (Fig. 7A, B). Sternite 10 with one seta on each half.

Distribution.

China (Hubei, Fig. 9).

Remarks.

This species can be readily recognized by having two unique characteristics: the gonostylar apex bare, and a dorsally located lobe on its inflated gonostylus.

Etymology.

This species is named after its type locality, Shennongjia at Hubei province, China.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sciaridae

Genus

Peyerimhoffia