Wahydra mapiriensis Casagrande, Henao, Carneiro & Mielke

Henao, Efrain R., Carneiro, Eduardo, Mielke, Olaf H. H. & Casagrade, Mirna M., 2015, Taxonomic notes on Wahydra Steinhauser (Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae, Anthoptini) with description of four new species, Zootaxa 4040 (1), pp. 59-73: 70

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4040.1.5

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4A5E87B9-FFBA-9A1E-FF19-B6CF6C27B3DA

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scientific name

Wahydra mapiriensis Casagrande, Henao, Carneiro & Mielke
status

sp. nov.

Wahydra mapiriensis Casagrande, Henao, Carneiro & Mielke  sp. nov.

( Figs 23, 24View FIGURES 1 – 26, 37View FIGURES 27 – 40, 51View FIGURES 47 – 53)

Diagnosis. Male: Forewing length 12mm. Nudum 13. DFW brand thin; subapical spot orange in R 5 -M 1. VFW costal area, apical spot and marginal band homogeneous orange. VHW dark orange with faint dark brown central band. Median apophyses of tegumen developed, large, straight; lateral projections pointed. Harpe large, sharply angled.

Description. Male: DFW orange spots in R 4 -M 1, M 2 -CuA 2 and posterior half of CuA 2 area to anal margin; compact dark orange scales present on costal, central and anal areas close to base. Brand thin, black, bipartite, anterior part elongated, emarginated with CuA 1 and slightly angled towards CuA 2, posterior part shorter and thinner, comma-shaped, emarginated anteriorly with CuA 2. DHW orange spot large, from Rs to CuA 2; bristles elongated and dark orange, mainly concentrated in discal cell and anal areas. VFW ground color dark brown; costal area and apical spots dark orange; faint orange spots in R 5 -M 1, and developed in M 3 to CuA 2. VHW ground color dark orange, with a central dark, poorly marked reddish band from base to margin. Genitalia: median apophyses of tegumen as long as fenestra, larger than half of fenestra; fenestra semicircular, longer than wide; lateral apophyses of tegumen symmetrically pointed. Saccus shorter than tegumen's lenght, lobed. Uncus symmetric; arms separated from each other by a short distance. Valvae symmetric; harpe’s projection large, apex truncated with reduced spines on tip; sacculus short, triangular. Aedeagus shorter than valva + saccus length; coecum dorsally straight; dorsoposterior end of aedeagus hollowed, hollow long, extending anteriorly and contiguous with the opening of ejaculatorius bulbus; ventro-posterior end of aedeagus with right large and left thin sclerotized foldings. Fultura inferior as lateral fusiform lobes united medially by a thin bar. Female unknown.

Studied material: HOLOTYPE male with the following labels: / Holotypus / Mapiri, La Paz, Bolivia / DZ 12.077 / Holotypus Wahydra mapiriensis Casagrande, Henao, Carneiro & Mielke  det. 2014 / ( DZUP).

Etymology. The name comes from the city where the holotype was collected.

DZUP

Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Wahydra