Heteragrion luizfelipei Machado, 2006

LENCIONI, F. A. A., 2013, <p> <strong> Diagnoses and discussion of the group 1 and 2 Brazilian species of <em> Heteragrion </ em>, with descriptions of four new species (Odonata: Megapodagrionidae) </ strong> </ p>, Zootaxa 3685 (1), pp. 1-80 : 10-11

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Heteragrion luizfelipei Machado, 2006


Heteragrion luizfelipei Machado, 2006

Figs. 18 (♂ app), 31D–F (♂ thx), 43D–G (♀ thx, head), 47E–F (♀ S8–10, basal plate), 52A–B (♂, ♀ habitus), 70 (map)

Heteragrion luizfelipei Machado 2006: 1062–1065 , Figs. 1–2, 5–6, 9–10, 13–14 (description of male and female, illustration of male and female head, thorax dorsal and lateral, male appendages in dorsal and lateral views); Garrison et al 2010: 88 (list).

Types. Holotype and allotype in AMPC (holotype and a pair of paratypes examined) .

Additional material examined. 2♂ 1♀. Brazil: Santa Catarina State: Seara (formerly Nova Teutonia), 27º11'0"S, 52º13'00"W, 27-XII-1939 GoogleMaps , 1♂, leg. F. Plaumann; Joinville , 12-XII-1981, leg. Myers , 1♂ 1♀ (paratypes).

Illustration made from following specimens. 1♂ —(Fig. 18A, 18B, 31D, 31E, 31F, 52A)— Brazil: Santa Catarina State: Seara (formerly Nova Teutonia), 27-XII-1939, leg. F. Plaumann ( NC 4224 ) ; 1♀ —( Fig. 43D, 43E, 43F, 43G, 47E, 47F, 52B)— Brazil: Santa Catarina State: Joinville , 12-XII-1981, leg. Myers.

Distribution. Brazil (states of Paraná and Santa Catarina).

Diagnosis. Male: Thoracic pattern close to H. beschkii (Fig. 32A) and H. gracile (Fig. 31A), posterior lobe of prothorax reddish with central rounded black spot (Fig. 31D—posterior lobe completely reddish in H. beschkii (Fig. 32C) and H. gracile (Fig. 31C)). Cercus in lateral view: dorsobasal expansion present. Ventro-basal expansion small but present, occupying a little more than 1/3 length. slightly curved downward (Fig. 18B). Cercus in mediodorsal view: medial portion almost 1/2 length and longer than apical portion, apical portion longer than basal portion. Ventral expansion with long hairs covering ventral 1/2. Medial process very wide plate, apex strongly bifurcate, forming two smaller triangles, basal triangle wider than distal one and armed along anterior margin with sclerotized ridge, anterior margin of posterior triangular lobe with anterodorsally directed denticulate ridge (Fig. 18A). Female: Thoracic pattern ( Fig. 43F, 43G) close to H. brianmayi ( Fig. 43A, 43B), differs by lack of pale Mshaped mark on thorax present in latter). Dorsum of head of H. luizfelipei mostly pale ( Fig. 43E), contrasting with darker head of H. brianmayi ( Fig. 43A); posterior lobe of prothorax semicircular, pale with ovoid black spot in middle and small black spot at each tip ( Fig. 43D); valves of ovipositor not reaching distal S10 and in lateral view, ventral margin with small spines ( Fig. 47E); cercus subequal to S10, without bristles at tip ( Fig. 47E); Basal plate ( H. brianmayi in parenthesis): dorsal edge straight, subequal to inverted S-shaped outer side (dorsal and outer side almost straight and subequal), ventral edge small, 1/2 of outer edge length (ventral edge small, 1/3 length of outer edge), tip curved ( Fig. 47F).