Peckia (Peckia) urceola (Hall)

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 : 67-68

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Peckia (Peckia) urceola (Hall)


Peckia (Peckia) urceola (Hall)

( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 1–7. 1 ) (fig. 13 in Hall 1933)

Sarcophaga urceola Hall, 1933: 273 . Panama, Canal Zone, Barro Colorado I. Holotype male, in AMNH (not examined).

Description. Male. Head. Ocellar setae equal to or shorter 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 dorsally, yellow or white ventrally. First row of occipital setae black, others yellow. Thorax. Chaetotaxy: acrostichals = 0 + 1, dorsocentrals = 0 + 2, intra-alars = 1 + 2 (anterior one shorter), supra-alars = 2 + 3, basal scutellars = 3. Prosternum and posterior surface of hind coxa with black setae. Black antero-ventral scutellar setae. Two katepisternal setae. Postalar wall with only black setae. Lower calypter a with central dark spot and a fringe of long hair-like setae along outer margin, extending to its posterior margin. Mid femur without a ctenidium. Anterodorsal surface of mid tibia with 1 median seta and 1 apical seta. Hind tibia with 2 setae in the basal third, 1 in the middle third and 1 preapical on antero-dorsal surface. Abdomen. Postero-ventral seams between T3/T4 and T4/T5 parallel. Microtrichosity of the abdomen laterally golden. ST1+3 with only black hair-like setae. Four lateral setae on each side of T4. T5 with golden microtrichosity. Posterior seam of T5 not projected posteriorly and ventrally, and normal setae in postero-ventral area directed posteriorly. Terminalia. ST5 orange. Medial margin of ST5 ∩- shaped. Inner margins of ST5 arms straight. Inner margins of ST5 arms with a patch of short setae on the anterior region. Syntergosternite 7+8 longer than high in lateral view, orange, with golden microtrichosity. Epandrium bright orange. Cercus orange basally and brown or dark brown distally. Cercus in lateral view progressively narrowing towards the apex, with the dorsal margin slightly curved. Cercus with smooth dorsal surface without a depression or tooth-like projection. Cercal apex acute in lateral view. Surstylus brown, triangular, with a rounded apex, with postero-distal surface less sclerotized (more smooth; lighter and more transparent colour) than the remaining surface. Pregonite triangular, becoming narrower towards the apex, curved in lateral view, with a rounded apex. Postgonite elongated, with a hooked apex. Basi- and distiphallus connected by a desclerotized strip. Juxta membranous or slightly less sclerotized than the phallic tube. Juxtal lateral plate short with rounded apex in lateral view. Distiphallus with a pair of lateral styli separated, strongly enlarged distally, each with a longitudinal cleft. Vesica composed of two plate-like structures on each side connected proximally, with the apex directed towards the distal region of the phallic tube.

Distribution. NEOTROPICAL— Brazil (Pará), Colombia (Magdalena), Costa Rica, Panama.

Material examined. Brazil: 1 male, Pará , Faz. Taperinha Santarém Exp. Perm. Amaz., x–xi.1970 ( MNRJ) . Colombia: 1 male, Magdalena, PNN Tayrona Cerro San Lucas, Malaise , 11°19'N 73°59'W, 400m, 6–11.i.2003, C. Sarmiento ( IAvH) GoogleMaps .


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Peckia (Peckia) urceola (Hall)

Buenaventura, Eliana & Pape, Thomas 2013

Sarcophaga urceola

Hall, D. G. 1933: 273