Inpauema xavieri

Limeira-De-Oliveira, Francisco, Marques, Dayse W. A., Reis, Geniana A. & Rafael, José A., 2017, Inpauema, a new genus of Odiniidae (Diptera) from Brazil, with description of five new species, Zootaxa 4362 (4), pp. 517-534: 531-533

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Inpauema xavieri

sp. nov.

Inpauema xavieri  , sp. nov.

( Figs 57–66View FIGURES57–62View FIGURES63–66)

Etymology. Named in honor to the collector of the specimen, Francisco Felipe Xavier Filho ( INPA, Brazil).

Description. Holotype ♂. Body length 4.85 mm.

Diagnosis. Antenna entirely black, including arista. Gena brown pruinose. Palpus dark brown to black, brown at extreme distal tip. Tergite 6 asymmetrical, restricted to the right side, very short, inconspicuous medially.

Head ( Figs 57–59View FIGURES57–62). Frontal pruinosity velvety dark brown, with distinct dorsal vitta projecting laterally to ocellar triangle reaching vertex area ( Fig. 58View FIGURES57–62). Height 1.33X the length; width 1.2X the height. Frons 1.5 wider than long. Fronto-orbital plate with gray-yellowish pruinosity in frontal view ( Fig. 58View FIGURES57–62). Genal groove area brown, large, bare; gena brown pruinose; postgena with brown to dark brown pruinosity ( Fig. 59View FIGURES57–62). Antenna entirely black, including arista ( Fig. 57View FIGURES57–62). Palpus dark brown to black, brown at extreme distal tip.

Thorax ( Fig. 60View FIGURES57–62). Mesonotum dark brown to black with a faint gray pruinose stripe between dorsocentral setae, reaching third dorsocentral setae pair, more distinct when seen under anterior incident light. Scutellum dark brown to black; in dorsal view with conspicuous gray pruinosity when seen under anterior incident light. Legs ( Fig. 57View FIGURES57–62). Coxae and femora brown to dark brown. Tibiae mainly brown somewhat yellowish medially. Tarsi brown. Wing ( Fig. 61View FIGURES57–62). Hyaline. Length 4.4 mm, width 1.5 mm, 2.9X longer than wide.

Abdomen ( Fig. 62View FIGURES57–62). Male terminalia. Tergite 6 asymmetrical, restricted to right side, very thin and short, inconspicuous medially ( Fig. 64View FIGURES63–66); syntergosternite 7+8 largely fused. Epandrium with some scattered setae and a single row on posterior edge ( Figs 63–64View FIGURES63–66). Cercus almost 3X longer than wide, slightly shorter than epandrium, setose ( Figs 63–64View FIGURES63–66). Hypandrium 1.8X longer than epandrium ( Figs 63, 65View FIGURES63–66). Phallapodeme 2.4X longer than hypandrium ( Figs 63–64View FIGURES63–66). Basiphallus as long as distiphallus ( Fig. 63View FIGURES63–66). Distiphallus subhemispherical in ventral view, with a small fissure distally ( Fig. 65View FIGURES63–66). In ventral view pregonite with distal mesial keel subrounded; postgonite as a small thin sclerite ( Fig. 65View FIGURES63–66). Gonocoxal apodemes upward directed, apparently not fused when seen from posterior view ( Fig. 66View FIGURES63–66).

Female. Unknown.

Type material. Holotype ♂ (pinned, terminalia in microvial of glass; good condition), deposited in INPA: “ Brasil, AM[azonas], Manaus , Rod.[ovia] AM 0 10 (sic), BR-174, Km 50, ZF-2, Km 27, próximo entrada LBA, 02°35'S, 60°06'W. 6.iii.2011. 03–06:00h. Arm. [adilha] luz dossel, 35 m. F.F. Xavier; R. Freitas ”.GoogleMaps 

Geographical record. Brazil (Amazonas). 


Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia