Culicoides (Marksomyia)

Bellis, Glenn & Dyce, Alan, 2011, Marksomyia, a new subgenus of Culicoides Latreille (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the Australasian biogeographic region with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 3014, pp. 35-38: 37-38

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.204428

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5673946

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scientific name

Culicoides (Marksomyia)
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Key to males of species of Culicoides (Marksomyia)  

1. Wing cell M 4 with single pale spot (fig 52, 56).............................................................. 2

- Wing cell M 4 with two pale spots (fig 51, 53– 55)............................................................ 3

2. Shoulders of aedeagus of similar thickness to basal arms (fig 50); parameres separate throughout (fig 50)............. dycei  

- Shoulders of aedeagus distinctly thicker than basal arms (fig 46); parameres weakly joined near base (fig 46)................................................................................................... pseudostigmaticus  

3. In genitalia, membrane of ninth sternite not spiculate medially, ventral root of gonocoxite not developed (fig 45, 47)...... 4

- In genitalia, membrane of ninth sternite spiculate medially, ventral root of gonocoxite well developed (fig 48, 49)......... 5

4. Parameres curved laterad almost at 90 ° apically, medially with triangular excavation (fig 47), proximal pale spot in M 4 ovoid to triangular (fig 53)............................................................................... zentae  

- Parameres angular and bent maximally at 45 ° apically, medially entire (fig 45), proximal spot in M 4 usually boomerang shaped (fig 51)................................................................................... marksi  

5. Basal arms of parameres rounded, roughly parallel or converging apically, meeting body of paramere along basal edge at an angle close to 90 ° (fig 49).................................................................. parvimaculatus  

- Basal arms of parameres almost straight, divergent apically, meeting body of paramere along basal edge at an angle of about 135 ° (fig 48)...................................................................................... kayi