Peckia (Euboettcheria) subducta (Lopes)

Buenaventura, Eliana & Pape, Thomas, 2013, <strong> Revision of the New World genus <em> Peckia </ em> Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) </ strong>, Zootaxa 3622 (1), pp. 1-87 : 34-35

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Peckia (Euboettcheria) subducta (Lopes)


Peckia (Euboettcheria) subducta (Lopes)

( Fig. 46 View FIGURES 41–53. 41–42 ) (figs. 6–7 in Lopes 1935a, figs. 16–21 in Lopes & Tibana 1982)

Sarcophaga subducta Lopes, 1935a: 41 . Brazil, Río de Janeiro, Guanabara, Corcovado. Holotype male, in MNRJ (examined).

Description. Male. Head. Ocellar setae stronger than postoculars. Outer vertical seta of same size as postoculars. Black orbital setae. Three frontal setae situated below the dorsal limit of the lunule. Genal setae black anteriorly, yellow or white posteriorly. First two rows of occipital setae black, others yellow. Thorax. Chaetotaxy: acrostichals = 0 + 1, dorsocentrals = 0 + 3 (anterior one shorter), intra-alars = 2 + 2 (anterior one shorter), supraalars = 2 + 3, basal scutellars = 4. Prosternum and posterior surface of hind coxa with black setae. Three katepisternal setae. Postalar wall with only black setae. Lower calypter with a central dark spot and a fringe of long hair-like setae along outer margin, extending almost to its posterior margin. Mid femur with a ctenidium. Anterodorsal surface of mid tibia with 1 median and 1 apical seta. Hind femur with a row of antero-ventral and a row of postero-ventral setae. Hind tibia with 2 setae in the basal third, 1 in the middle third and 1 preapical on anterodorsal surface. Abdomen. Postero-ventral seams between T3/T4 and T4/T5 parallel. T5 with golden microtrichosity. Microtrichosity of the abdomen laterally golden. ST1+3 with only black hair-like setae. Three lateral setae on each side of T4. Terminalia. ST5 orange. Medial margin of ST5 ∩-shaped. Inner margins of ST5 arms straight, with a patch of short setae on the median region and long hair-like setae posteriorly. Syntergosternite 7+8 longer than high in lateral view, brown anteriorly and yellow posteriorly with golden microtrichosity. Epandrium bright orange. Cercus orange proximally and brown or dark brown distally. Cercus in lateral view progressively narrowing towards the apex, with the dorsal margin slightly angled on the distal half, and an acute apex. Cercus with short, robust setae on dorsal surface distributed apically and more than 5 long spines ventrolaterally. Surstylus brown, longer than 0.5 cercus, with an acute apex. Pregonite tongue-shaped, curved in lateral view, with a lateral projection, and an undulated apex. Postgonite elongated, with a hooked apex. Basi- and distiphallus connected by a desclerotized strip. Juxta without demarcated connection with the phallic tube. Juxta sclerotized and composed of one long plate without juxtal lateral plate and juxtal horns. Juxta with the lateral edges folded ventrally, resembling a tube, membranous and bifurcated towards the apex. Distiphallus with a pair of lateral styli separated, each with a longitudinal cleft. Short vesica composed of one entire plate without demarcated connection with the distiphallus.

Variable features. Brown band on anterior surface of syntergosternite 7+8.

Distribution. NEOTROPICAL— Brazil (Espírito Santo, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Río de Janeiro), Colombia (Amazonas, Meta, Putumayo), Ecuador, Peru (Madre de Dios).

Material examined. Brazil: 1 male ( Sarcophaga subducta Lopes, 1935 , holotype), Río de Janeiro, Río de Janeiro, Corcovado, H.S. Lopes ( MNRJ) ; 1 male, Espirito Santo, Linhares , vi.1972, P.C. Elias ( MNRJ) ; 1 male, M.G., Maracaju , v–vi.1937, R.C. Shannon ( ZMUC) ; 6 males, Mato Grosso, Sinop , 12°31'S 55°37'W, x.1975, Alvarenga & Roppa ( ZMUC) GoogleMaps ; 1 male, Río de Janeiro, Marambaia , 26.viii.1993, T. Pape ( ZMUC) . Colombia: 2 males, Amazonas, PNN Amacayacu Camino a San Martín , sweep net, 3°41'N 70°15'W, 150m, 01–10.iii.2004, T. Pape & D. Arias ( IAvH) GoogleMaps ; 1 male, Amazonas, Leticia, Estación Biológica El Zafire , Bosque Varillal , Mcphail trap, decomposing fish, 04°00'18''S 69°54'45''W, 146m, 02.xii.2007, E. Amat ( ICN) GoogleMaps ; 1 male, Meta, PNN Tinigua Caño Nevera, Malaise , 2°11'N 73°48'W, 390m, 07–16.ii.2002, C.Sánchez ( IAvH) GoogleMaps ; 5 males, Putumayo, PNN La Paya Resguardo Cecilio Cocha, Malaise , 0°11'S 74°55'W, 210m, 20–24.i.2003, C.Sarmiento ( IAvH) GoogleMaps . Ecuador: 27 males, Napo Province, Yasuní National Park, Yasuní Research Station , 76°36'W 00°38'S, 03–20.xi.1998, T. Pape & B. Viklund ( ZMUC) GoogleMaps . Peru: 1 male, Madre de Dios, Manu, R. Manu, Pakitza (5 km E), Aguajal , 19.ix.1988, W.N.Mathis ( ZMUC) ; 1 male, Madre de Dios, Manu, Río Manu, Pakitza , 70°58'W 12°7'S, 250m, 09–23.ix.1988, Amnon Freidberg ( USNM) GoogleMaps .


Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro


Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen


Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Museo de Historia Natural


Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History














Peckia (Euboettcheria) subducta (Lopes)

Buenaventura, Eliana & Pape, Thomas 2013

Sarcophaga subducta

Lopes, H. S. 1935: 41