Pelecinobaccha menguali

Miranda, Gil Felipe Gonçalves, Marshall, Stephen A. & Skevington, Jeffrey H., 2014, Revision of the genus Pelecinobaccha Shannon, description of Relictanum gen. nov., and redescription of Atylobaccha flukiella (Curran, 1941) (Diptera: Syrphidae), Zootaxa 3819 (1), pp. 1-154: 53-54

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3819.1.1

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scientific name

Pelecinobaccha menguali
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Pelecinobaccha menguali  Miranda sp. nov.

Map 7. Figure 12View FIGURE 12. A – C (a–c).

Type locality. Peru, Junín, San Ramón, Sector Quebrada Santa Rosa, “Fundo Génova”, small river, 1066m, 11 o05´ 44.1 ”S 75 o 21 ´ 17.1 ”W. Holotype female ZFMKAbout ZFMK.

Male. Male unknown.

Female. As in P. mima  except: Head: Frons extremely rugose on dorsal surface of the frontal prominence, white pollen sparse on dorsal ⅓ of frons. Occiput ventral pile all white and scale-like. Thorax: Scutum lateral ⅓ and scutellum pollen with a metallic blue shine. Pleuron pile short and appressed; metaepisternum and metaepimeron dark brown. Calypter white, dorsal lobe bare. Plumula absent. Halter white. Wing: hyaline with only bc, c and sc dark brown; alula narrow, as wide as c cell. Legs: Metatibia pale only on basal ¼, pile of metacoxa entirely white. Abdomen: All abdominal pile very short. Second and 3 rd abdominal tergites parallel sided. Fourth tergite widening slightly towards apex. Second tergite baso-lateral corners pale, with pair of fasciate narrow maculae medially. Third tergite basal ½ pale except for lateral margin. Fourth tergite similar in colour to 3 rd, but also with a narrow dark brown vitta medially. Genitalia: 7 th tergite rectangular, wide and short, weakly sclerotized medially; 7 th segment lateral sclerite rectangular narrow, connected basodorsally to 7 th tergite by sclerotized strip, without baso-ventral extensions. Eighth tergite unsclerotized medially and appearing as reduced to a pair of sclerites, basal crest wide. Tenth tergite reduced to a narrow sclerotized strip, with apico-lateral extensions fused ventrally to cercus.

Length. 13mm; wing 6mm.

Distribution. Peru (Junín).

Primary type. Holotype: Female in good condition (except wings bent downward at midpoint). Specimen was originally in 100 % EtOH and had DNAAbout DNA extracted (by immersion in heated solution for 24 h) prior to mounting. Genitalia dissected and placed in a plastic tube pinned with the specimen. Holotype labels: ‘ PERU. Junín, Chanchamayo, San // Ramón, Sector Quebrada Santa Rosa, // “Fundo Génova”, Malaise trap, // 11 o05´ 44.4 ”S 75 o 21 ´ 19.6 ”W, // 1080m., 07– 10 Jul 2008. // Col. X. Mengual ( CAVXM 030)’ ‘ Holotype // Pelecinobaccha  // menguali  // Miranda’ [red label].

Comments. This species corresponds to sp 52 in the cladograms of Miranda (2011).

Etymology. The specific epithet is a patronym honouring Dr. Ximo Mengual, colleague syrphidologist who collected some of the specimens, of this and other species, used in this study. The name is to be treated as a noun in the genitive case.

ZFMK

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

DNA

Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport

Kingdom

Metazoa

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Pelecinobaccha