Madachauliodes

Liu, Xingyue, Price, Benjamin W., Hayashi, Fumio, Moor, Ferdinand De & Yang, Ding, 2014, Revision of the Megaloptera (Insecta: Neuropterida) of Madagascar, Zootaxa 3796 (2), pp. 320-336 : 323-324

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3796.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:17CE3C39-35B5-43D4-9D5F-37E5A53779FE

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6135973

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/4A19590B-FFA5-AD7A-FF04-F930FA32546A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Madachauliodes
status

 

Key to species of Madachauliodes

1. Antennae with flagellum entirely dark brown; hindwing MA vein weak, not connecting to Rs ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 3 ); male ectoproct strongly narrowed posteriad with acutely produced apex ( Fig. 27 View FIGURES 27 – 31 ); median plate of male tenth gonocoxite without additional ventral projection ( Fig. 29 View FIGURES 27 – 31 ); female ectoproct strongly produced posterodorsad ( Fig. 30 View FIGURES 27 – 31 )................. M. torrentialis Paulian

- Antennae yellow or yellowish brown on proximal half; hindwing MA vein distinct, distally connecting to Rs ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 3 ); male ectoproct stout with obtuse apex ( Fig. 13 View FIGURES 13 – 19 ); median plate of male tenth gonocoxite with additional ventral projection ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 13 – 19 ); female ectoproct stout with obtuse or posterodorsally prominent apex ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 13 – 19 )..................................... 2

2. Antennae entirely yellowish brown; male ectoproct as long as ninth tergum ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 13 – 19 ); median plate of male tenth gonocoxite acutely pointed on posterolateral corners and with a subtriangular ventral projection ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 13 – 19 ); female ectoproct stout and slightly prominent on posterodorsal corner ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 13 – 19 ).................... M. bicuspidatus Liu, Price & Hayashi , sp. nov.

- Antennae yellow on proximal half but much darker on distal half; male ectoproct much shorter than ninth tergum ( Fig. 22 View FIGURES 20 – 26 ); median plate of male tenth gonocoxite rounded on posterolateral corners and with a plate-like ventral projection ( Fig. 23 View FIGURES 20 – 26 ); female ectoproct stout with obtuse apex ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 20 – 26 ).......................................... M. ranomafana Penny

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Megaloptera

Family

Corydalidae