Goera shikokuensis Nozaki and Tanida

Nozaki, Takao & Tanida, Kazumi, 2006, The genus Goera Stephens (Trichoptera: Goeridae) in Japan, Zootaxa 1339, pp. 1-29: 16-17

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.174356

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5C3E86FD-0FAF-472B-82F4-EF00FA48C7EF

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3D51EC30-FFE6-FF94-A141-29CAFCD3FC63

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scientific name

Goera shikokuensis Nozaki and Tanida
status

sp. nov.

Goera shikokuensis Nozaki and Tanida  sp. nov.

( Fig. 9View FIGURES 7 – 9. 7)

Diagnosis. This species is very similar to G. kyotonis  and G. lepidoptera  , but distinguishable by the shape of processes of segment X in male and spermathecal plate in female.

Adult. General morphology and coloration very similar to those of G. k y o t o n i s and G. lepidoptera  , but size slightly smaller. Length of forewings 6–7 mm in both sexes.

Male genitalia. Median dorsal process slender, club-like in dorsal aspect. Paired ventrolateral processes asymmetrical, with acute apices; right one slightly longer than left one, twisted apically; left one curved inward. Inferior appendage similar to that of G.

kyotonis  . In phallus, distal end of ejaculatory duct open at apical third, pair of longitudinal ridges present dorsally.

Female genitalia. Spermathecal plate approximately 2 / 3 length as gonopod plate, triangular in ventral aspect with large round plate anteriorly.

Larva. Unknown.

Holotype male: JAPAN: Ehime: Kawabe-gawa, Yamato-saka, Ohzu-shi, 33 ° 31 ’N, 132 ° 39 ’E, 8.x. 2000, S. Tsukaguchi (in alcohol, CBM-ZI 130497).

Paratypes. 6 males, same data as the holotype (1 male: CBM-ZI 130498, 2 males: USNM, 3 males: TN); 1 male, Nanatsubuchi, Kochi-shi, Kochi, 16.v. 1999, T. Befu (TN).

Other specimens examined. Kochi: 1 female, near Ashizuri cape, Tosashimizu-shi, 21.v. 1999, A. Ohkawa and T. Ito (TN); 2 males, Kubotsu, Tosashimizu-shi, 16.x. 2004, M. Takai ( BJA); Ehime: 1 female, Oda, Uchiko-cho, 27.viii. 2000, E. Yamamoto ( USNM).

Etymology. Specific name refers to the name of the island where this species was collected.

Distribution. Japan (Shikoku).

Japanese name. Shikoku-ningyo-tobikera.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

BJA

University of Burundi

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Trichoptera

Family

Goeridae

Genus

Goera