Anacroneuria meloi, Bispo, Pitágoras Da Conceição, Costa, Lucas De Souza Machado & Novaes, Marcos Carneiro, 2014

Bispo, Pitágoras Da Conceição, Costa, Lucas De Souza Machado & Novaes, Marcos Carneiro, 2014, Two new species and a new record of Anacroneuria (Plecoptera: Perlidae) from Central Brazil, Zootaxa 3779 (5), pp. 591-596 : 592

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3779.5.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0A42DCB0-AAF2-4203-8B9C-A3FD69CDA370

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6138074

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/39118011-1C75-FFDC-F5B9-803BFB03FACC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Anacroneuria meloi
status

n. sp.

Anacroneuria meloi n. sp. Bispo & Novaes

Figs. 6 View FIGURES 6 – 9 –10.

Material examined. Holotype: male: BR, GO, Cidade de Goiás, Fazenda Ferreirinha, 04.x. 2003 ( UNESP).

Description. Forewing length 8.3 mm. General color light brown. Head brownish with clypeal area and M line lighter ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 6 – 9 ); lappets brownish; gena and parietalia ochraceous; postfrontal line U-shaped; antenna and palps brownish. Pronotum brownish, darker laterally and with lighter median strip ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 6 – 9 ). Legs, femora ochraceous to brownish, tibia and tarsi brownish. Wing membrane and veins brownish. Cerci brownish. Male. Hammer a truncate cone ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 6 – 9 ); penial armature with a pair of large distal membranous vesicles ( Figs. 8–9 View FIGURES 6 – 9 ) and apex bent dorsally in lateral view (Fig. 10); hooks relatively large, regularly curved and with apex pointed ( Fig. 9 View FIGURES 6 – 9 ).

Remarks. The penial armature of A. meloi bears a resemblance to that of A. debilis in ventral and dorsal views. However, A. meloi is smaller and the penial armature has larger membranous vesicles and lacks a prominent keel in lateral view.

Etymology. The patronym honors Dr Adriano Sanches Melo one of collectors of the holotype.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Plecoptera

Family

Perlidae

Genus

Anacroneuria