Leucophenga interrupta Duda, 1924,

Huang, Jia, Li, Tong & Chen, Hongwei, 2013, The genus Leucophenga (Diptera, Drosophilidae), part III: the interrupta species group from the Oriental region, with morphological and molecular evidence, Zootaxa 3750 (5), pp. 587-600: 591-593

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Leucophenga interrupta Duda, 1924
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Leucophenga interrupta Duda, 1924 

( Figs. 2View FIGURE 2 A, 2 B, 2 C, 3 A, 3 B, 4)

Leucophenga interrupta Duda, 1924: 187  ; Okada, 1956: 36; Okada, 1990: 684.

Diagnosis. Aedeagus slightly acute apically, with a pair of strong, acute processes subbasally (pr in Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 E); aedeagal, basolateral process slender, with several serrated processes distally ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 E).

Description. Ocellar triangle yellowish brown, with 3–4 setae above ocellar setae ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 A). Frons brownish yellow to yellowish brown. Pedicel brownish yellow; first flagellomere yellow. Clypeus brownish yellow medially and brown laterally. Postpronotal lobe brownish yellow ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 C). Scutellum brownish yellow ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 B). Wing ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 A): Costal vein between R 2 + 3 and R 4 + 5 distally with 5–7 peg-like spinules on ventral surface. Halter brownish laterally. Abdominal tergites brown to dark brown ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 A, B); second mostly yellow, but brown posteriorly; third with a pair of yellow patches submedially on anterior margin, yellow laterally; fourth and fifth each with 2 pairs of yellow patches submedially on anterior margin, yellow laterally; sixth dark brown in male, with a pair of yellow patches submedially in female. Male terminalia: Epandrium with ca. 11 setae near posterior margin and ventral corner per side ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 B). Paramere nearly rectangular, with distinct wrinkles and 4 sensilla ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 D). Aedeagus bifurcated from base, slightly reticulated ventrally ( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 E).

Measurements. BL = 2.73–3.53 mm in ♂, 3.20 mm in ♀ (range in 4 ♂ and 1 ♀), THL = 1.30–1.80 mm in ♂, 1.40 mm in ♀, WL = 2.17–3.03 mm in ♂, 2.33 mm in ♀, WW = 1.00– 1.27 mm in ♂, 1.00 mm in ♀, arb = 8–10 / 4– 5, avd = 0.80–1.07, adf = 1.88–2.57, flw = 1.73–2.43, FW/HW = 0.35–0.40, ch/o = 0.03–0.04, prorb = 0.65–0.80, rcorb = 0.61–0.91, vb = 0.36–0.45, dcl = 0.43–0.54, presctl = 0.53–0.58, sctl = 1.14–1.33, sterno = 0.64–0.92, orbito = 1.82–2.25, dcp = 0.19–0.28, sctlp = 0.97–1.13, C = 1.93–2.43, 4 c = 1.05–1.33, 4 v = 1.67–2.03, 5 x = 0.75– 0.94, ac = 2.21–2.86, M = 0.38–0.53, C 3 F = 0.92–0.98.

Specimens examined. CHINA: 2 ♀ (SCAU, Nos 122947, 48), Lugu, Nantou, Taiwan, 27 ° 44 'N, 120 ° 47 'E, 350m, 18.x. 2012, ex tussocks, HW Chen; 1 ♂ (SCAU, No. 122900), Guanshan, Taidong, Taiwan, 23 ° 10 'N, 121 °03'E, 770m, 29.x. 2012, ex tree trunk, HW Chen; 1 ♂ (SCAU, No. 122901), Zhiben, Taidong, Taiwan, 23 ° 10 'N, 121 °03'E, 340m, 30.x. 2012, ex tussock, HW Chen; 1 ♀ (SCAU, No. 122902), Jianfengling, Ledong, Hainan, 18 ° 41 'N, 108 ° 52 'E, 750m, 18.iv. 2008, ex tussock, JJ Gao; 2 ♂ (SCAU, Nos 122903, 04), Wangtianshu, Mengla, Yunnan, 21 ° 28 'N, 101 ° 38 'E, 580m, 23.iv. 2007, ex tree trunks, HW Chen. Nepal: 2 ♂ (SCAU, Nos. 122905, 06), Sagarmatha, Siraha, 27 ° 59 'N, 86 ° 40 'E, 19.x. 2011, ex tussocks, XS Chen.

Distribution. China ( Taiwan, Hainan, Yunnan), Japan (Kyushu, Ryukyu Is.), Nepal (Siraha).