Paracalamoncosis Riccardi & Bazyar

Riccardi, Paula Raile, Bazyar, Zeinab & Lamas, Carlos Einicker, 2018, New genus of the subfamily Oscinellinae from Brazil (Diptera: Chloropidae), Zootaxa 4438 (2), pp. 394-400: 394-395

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4438.2.13

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8AC63109-3871-4D34-9D3C-A2AF6A7C738B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5E6EB656-4A26-F72A-FF57-12F02090FE1C

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Plazi

scientific name

Paracalamoncosis Riccardi & Bazyar
status

gen. nov.

Genus Paracalamoncosis Riccardi & Bazyar  , gen. nov.

Type-species. Paracalamoncosis brasiliensis  RiCCardi & Bazyar sp. nov., here designated.

Description. Body ground color yellow; eyes hairy; head chaetotaxy reduced with just postverticals and interfrontals longer, ocellars reclinate, postocellars convergent, several fronto-orbital and frontal setae; facial carina complete and narrow; ocellar triangle pruinose, extending to half length of frons, with irregular patches inside; gena narrower than first flagellomere length with irregular rows of setulae and stout setae on vibrissa, vibrissal angle acute; first flagellomere as deep as long; arista short; proboscis short and narrow; scutellum long triangular bearing terminal setae on small tubercles; anepisternum pilose; tibial organ slender; male terminalia with the remnant of sternite 6; cerci long and not fused; epandrium rounded; surstylus long and rounded apically; hypandrium distinct with fused laterals forming a ring; pre- and postgonites fused, attached to hypandrium base; phallapodeme short; basiphallus four times longer than wide, cylindrical; distiphallus short and membranous.

Biology. Unknown.

Etymology. The genus name is based on the similarities with the genus Calamoncosis  , and the additional prefix “ para ” derived from Greek, meaning similar.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae