Heteropterna

Mederos, Jorge, 2018, New species of Heteropterna Skuse and Keroplatus Bosc (Diptera: Keroplatidae) become the second records of this family for Cuba, Zootaxa 4461 (1), pp. 57-68: 59

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4461.1.3

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scientific name

Heteropterna
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Key to Neotropical Heteropterna  (modified from Matile, 1990):

1 Apical four flagellomeres white, or widely marked in white.................................................... 2

- At most, the apical three flagellomeres white or yellow........................................................ 3

2 Mid and hind coxae yellow, except at apex. (Jamaica)................................................... H. major 

- Mid and hind coxae brown. Gonostylus as in Fig. 2e View Figure . (Brazil)......................................... H. tetraleuca 

3 Apical three flagellomeres white or yellow................................................................. 4

- Apical two flagellomeres white or yellow.................................................................. 8

4 Anepisternum with three or fewer bristles. Gonostylus as in Fig. 2f View Figure . ( Trinidad)........................... H. imperfecta   

- Anepisternum with more than 3 bristles. Gonostylus not as in Fig. 2f View Figure ............................................ 5 View Figure

5 Coxae mostly yellow, mid and hind slightly brown on anterior and lateral sides. Gonostylus as in Fig. 2d View Figure . ( Argentina)................................................................................................ H. perdistincta 

- Coxae entirely brown. Gonostylus not as in Fig. 2d View Figure ........................................................... 6

6 Scutum reddish-brown, with thin, dark, poorly defined stripes. Gonostylus, Fig. 2c View Figure . (Brazil)............... H. triangularis 

- Scutum brown, with long, clearly defined, yellowish longitudinal stripes......................................... 7

7 Apical and 12th flagellomeres mostly brown, penultimate yellow. Gonostylus, Fig. 2i View Figure . ( Brazil)................ H. trileuca   

- Apical three flagellomeres silvery white, the apical one with apical border light brown ( Fig. 3b View Figure ). Gonostylus, Fig. 2h View Figure ( Cuba).......................................................................................... H. garae  n. sp.

8 CuA2 strongly smokey over a short distance; abdominal tergites with pale oblique marks, in addition to the bands. Gonostylus, Fig. 2b View Figure . ( Peru)................................................................................ H. gagnei 

- CuA not smokey; abdominal tergites without clear oblique marks............................................... 9

9 Wing 2.6mm or longer, with broad, white apical spot. Gonostylus, Fig. 2a View Figure . (Brazil)...................... H. abdominalis 

- Wing 2.2mm or shorter, with narrow white apical spot. Gonostylus, Fig. 2g View Figure . (Trinidad)................... H. caraibeana