Chonocephalus browni, Disney, 2008

Disney, R. H. L., 2008, Review of Neotropical Chonocephalus Wandolleck (Diptera: Phoridae), Zootaxa 1772 (1), pp. 1-54 : 9-10

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1772.1.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5124017

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C36887E2-872D-FF81-AD94-F962FE36F9B2

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Chonocephalus browni
status

sp. nov.

Chonocephalus browni sp. nov.

( Figs 24–26 View FIGURES 24– 26 )

The name refers to Dr Brian Brown who has done much to advance our knowledge of Phoridae .

Male. Postpedicel longer than its greatest breadth. Left and right sides of epandrium as Figs 24 and 25 View FIGURES 24– 26 . Left gonopod vestigial but right is long and sinuous ( Figs 25 and 26 View FIGURES 24– 26 ). Left lobe of hypandrium long and greyish brown, the right lobe shorter and darker ( Fig. 26 View FIGURES 24– 26 ). Wing 1.2–1.3 mm long. Costal index 0.59–0.60. Vein 3 with a terminal vesicle which extends beyond tip of costa. All tibiae are brown.

Material. Holotype male, Costa Rica, Puntarenas, Las Cruces , 8.80 o N, 82.97 o W, 1200 m, Malaise trap, 7–17 November 2005, G. Kung & A. Kreuter ( CUMZ, 26-78) GoogleMaps . Paratypes, 7 males, as holotype except 4 ( CUMZ, LACM, 26-79-81)

CUMZ

Cameroon University, Museum of Zoology

LACM

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Phoridae

Genus

Chonocephalus